Category Archives: Elder Care

Elder Care

Long-Distance Caregiving

If you have an elderly parent or loved one who lives far away, you may often wonder how they’re coping with the challenges of aging. You may have noticed signs of forgetfulness during a phone conversation or a stack of unopened mail during a visit. Too often we don't know exactly how someone...
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Three Hours A Week, Three Problems Solved

Barry had recently retired after a long career as an engineer. Recently his family noticed that age and a 20 year battle with Parkinson’s Disease were catching up to him and he was no longer capable of doing many of the things he used to do on his own. Although he...
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Elder Abuse, Financial Exploitation and Predatory Behavior

Question: Who hasn’t heard of someone who has suffered in this manner? I bet virtually all of us know at least one story about a relative or a friend of a relative that this has happened to. Of course, in my business, I am increasingly coming across this issue and being asked to...
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Hey Stranger, Come On In

The decision to welcome a professional caregiver into your home is never a light one. Regardless of whether they come from a professional staffing agency or from a friendly referral, the caregiver is usually a stranger, charged with the incredible responsibility of taking care of our most vulnerable loved ones. What then, can...
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