Caregiver Burnout – Adult Day Care Services to the Rescue

If you are a primary caregiver for a loved one, you are well aware of the daily stress and emotional and physical impact it can have on your health. Susan learned this first hand when she and her husband, Tom, brought his Mom home to live with them. Mom suffered from...

Dealing with the Sudden Crisis of Eldercare

Eldercare providers and advisers who deal with the public know from experience that the need for long term care can often arise without warning. In many cases, desperate caregivers are frantically trying to find services, advice or care funding sources to help their...

Home Health Agency Care

DESCRIPTION: In the year 2000, about 12,800 home health agencies served approximately 8,600,000 clients across the United States . In that year Medicare paid an estimated 85% to 90% of the total cost of home health agency services amounting to $ 8,700,000,000....

The Problem with Government Long Term Care

Public Misconception Provides a False Sense of Security Surveys by organizations that support long term care planning, such as the AARP, consistently reveal that a majority of the American public thinks the government will provide long term care services when the time...

The Best Health Care System in America

It comes as a surprise to some people who had experience with VA health care during the 1970s and 1980s that this same system is now considered the best medical care in the United States. To illustrate this we quote below articles and comments from the several...

VA Gives Veterans Money to Pay for Elder Care Services at Home

Under the right conditions, about 33% of all seniors in this country could qualify for up to $1,843 a month in additional income from the Department of Veterans Affairs. This money can be used to pay just about anyone to provide elder care services at home. As an...