The duties of a caregiver can vary depending on their connection with the person they are proving the care for. It also depends on the support the older person needs. In many cases, live-in caregivers are the relatives of the person they are providing the support and assistance. 1. Assisting With Personal Care 2. Food Preparation 3. General Health Care 4. Mobility Assistance 5. Personal Supervision 6. Emotional Support 7. Transportation 8. Be The Mediator 9. Home Organization
Home Health Therapist are vital it allowing senior adults to live safely in their homes longer. Owner of Rebound Rehab, Samantha Delgado, shares her insights as to how she got started in physical therapy and how home health differs from other therapy treatment settings. The World of the Home Health Therapist When I graduated from physical therapy school, I was sure I wanted to work in an outpatient clinic and treat athletes. But after 2 years of experiencing the outpatient
Is your family interested in exploring caregiver minimum hours? Some families question why tasks are taking so long, which can be frustrating when families pay by the hour. People want to minimize their costs but might not understand how long tasks are taking their loved ones. What Minimum Hours Are
Caregiver minimum hours are the minimum blocks of time you can request from a home care company. Many agencies in our area have minimums between three and five hours at a time.
Great article from A Place for Mom. Senior care can be costly, but for U.S. military veterans and their surviving spouses, certain veterans benefits may be available to help offset long-term care costs. The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, or VA, offers benefits for those who served in the U.S. Armed Forces, including Aid and Attendance and Housebound benefits, which provide financial assistance for long-term care. Yet, when it’s time for senior care, many families aren’t