My Mom Can't Put in Her Own Eye Drops — Now What?
Myth #1: Medicare covers the cost of home care.
The medical, legal, and financial aspects of providing long-term care for an aging parent can be daunting.
Maybe you’ve noticed that mom or dad is “starting to slip.” Or maybe they’ve had a health scare: a fall that didn’t break a hip, or flu that didn’t become pneumonia. Take a moment to breathe a sigh of relief.
Do you have an aging loved one who may need senior care while you go to work every day? Are you feeling overwhelmed with your caregiving responsibilities?
One of the biggest misunderstandings about hiring a home aide circles around what type of coverage you are entitled to. Get ready for the bad news.
As part of the Republican initiative to repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA), large cuts to Medicaid were proposed last Thursday, June 22.
Are you concerned because your mom is lonely? Maybe she can no longer drive to bingo on Monday evenings and she misses her friends. Or are you worried because your dad doesn’t bathe often enough?