The Latest on Caregivers
This week, we’ll be sharing updates on the latest in the caregiving world. Caregivers are one of the most important essentials in a long-term care insurance plan, and what better to give them the proper recognition than dedicating a round-up for them?
Steps To Take When Becoming A Caregiver
Christine Steinmetz, J.D., a part-time attorney at Elder Law of Michigan and advocate of long-term care, discusses how interested and passionate individuals can accomplish their dreams of being a caregiver. As the second release in a series solely focused in caregivers, expect more helpful information from the hotline attorney.
Steinmetz’s article lists down steps and tips on being a caregiver. From providing in-depth resources, to reminders on how to seek emergency assistance, the article is chock-full of information that will surely help (and inspire) readers interested in the caregiving industry.
“Why Do You Think I Call You Mama?” An Interview with Author and Dementia Caregiver, Debbie Keys
A caregiver shares an intimate view of her practice in this poignant and helpful interview. As a full-time dementia caregiver and now book author, Deborah Keys gives readers a peek into the many issues caregivers encounter – the struggles they face, the needs they are constantly fighting to have, and the satisfaction they get from their calling.
Anaheim Hills Arthritis Care: Minimize Joint Pain with Assistance from Caregivers
Caregivers from A-1 Home Care share how joint inflammation can be relieved by in-home caregivers. Day-to-day functions can still be accomplished by long term care insurance policy holders who experience joint pain, with certified caregivers giving the proper treatment and assistance.
We have to pay nursing home aides better and boost staffing
The Patriot Ledger staff reporter and weekly A Good Age columnist, Sue Scheible, discusses about the need for caregivers to have proper pay and compensation. Scheible brings to light the “near-poverty wages” and poor treatment that most caregivers encounter in their work.
Virtual tour provides a glimpse inside dementia
Technology gives caregivers and long-term care advocates a simulated experience on how it feels to have dementia. The virtual tour will help give people a better understanding on what patients with dementia experience. Med Beat reporter Luanne Rife writes about the experience in The Roanoke Times blog.
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