*** IF YOU SCORED OVER 6 YES IT MAY BE TIME TO LOOK AT ASSISTED LIVING ***
Are you suffering from caregiver burnout? Check out the article posted on Next Avenue which explains caregiver burnout and how to spot it. If you are experiencing these signs and want to some support please call Next Stage Senior Guidance today.
As our population ages and more of our national focus is on senior care, we can find ourselves in a muddle over confusing choices. How do we decide what care our elderly mother or father needs and when do we start looking for it?
What is Medicaid? Medicaid is a jointly funded, Federal-State health care program for persons who are financially eligible. Medicaid provides care for acute medical needs, rehabilitation, and long-term care at home and in nursing homes. There are also numerous community-based programs, including adult day care, and assistance with local transportation.
If you are a wartime veteran, or the surviving spouse of a wartime veteran, you may be eligible for the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA)â€™s "Aid & Attendanceâ€ pension, which can help pay for home care.
Hiring a caregiver for you or your loved one is a daunting task. Since you are opening your home up to this individual and trusting them with one of your most prized possession you want to make sure the individual that you hire is trustworthy and qualified for the job.
What Is An Assisted Living Referral Service Assisted Living Referral Services or Assisted Living Placement Agencies (as they were called prior to the Internet age) are organizations that help families identify which assisted living residence is best for their loved one.
When exploring assisted living for your loved one, funding can be one of the deciding factors in the decision-making process. The fees associated with an assisted living facility can vary depending on its location, amenities, services and accommodations.
Not sure if assisted living is the right fit for you? Let us introduce you to a respite stay at the community of your choice. This way, "test drive" the community before you are all in. Respite stays are a minimum of 2 weeks or can be as long as 30 days.