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Getting Paid To Take Care Of Elderly Parents

Fact: It is possible to gain compensation as a paid caregiver for a spouse or family member, such as elderly parents. Reality: Compensation is not much if you are currently working at a job that pays livable wages, especially if your employer provides your medical and retirement benefits. Research Carefully Before Becoming A Caregiver for… Read more »

7 Home Modifications for the Elderly

According to AARP, 87 percent of adults aged 65 years and older want to remain in their home as they age. It’s a natural inclination—most prefer the comforts of home over new or different environments. “We have attachments to our homes, neighborhoods, friends, families,” says Karen Smith, OT, CAPS, Approved Provider Program Manager Practice Associate… Read more »

Tips for Understanding Elderly Parents Who Refuse Help

One of the most stressful experiences any adult child can go through is having an aging parent who refuses to move into an assisted living or memory care facility. This is compounded if s/he is also resistant to bring licensed care into the home. In the worst case scenario, it requires the eventual and inevitable… Read more »

Understanding Aging Parents & Coping with Resistance

If you are searching for care for your loved one, chances are it’s because they have come to a point where they are starting to have mental and/or physical struggles.  Perhaps it’s a case of mental confusion, a physical change or hardest of all, a total or partial loss of independence.  As you can imagine,… Read more »