Category: Caregiving

Health News Round-Up: New Medicaid Rule Emphasizes Home Health Care

Proposed Medicaid Rule Highlights the Importance of Community-Based Care In May, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced…

To Have and to Hold On: Caregiver’s Memoir of Keeping Husband at Home

Book of the Month: June 2015 The majority of Americans say they would prefer to die at home, but honoring…

It’s Worth the Effort: Recognize and Manage Caregiver Stress

Stress Awareness Month Because taking on a caregiver role requires putting someone else’s needs before your own, it’s that much…

Should Your Elderly Parent Move In With You?

If your parent or loved one is aging in place, he or she may need help: perhaps one or two…

Part Guide, Part Workbook, Part Index — A ‘Complete’ Caregiver Aid

Book of the Month: April 2015 Becoming a caregiver doesn’t have an application process. Often, there’s not even a waiting…

Health News Round-Up: Practical Advice from a Medical Social Worker

Practical Tips from a Medical Social Worker The challenge of declining health or a new diagnosis can be overwhelming for…

Forming a Caregiver-Clinician Partnership to Address Dementia Concerns

Residential Nurse Alert to the Rescue In a Residential Home Health care team, the ‘team’ aspect is essential. A patient’s…

Caregiver’s Tragicomic Memoir Taps Into Familiar Feelings

Book of the Month: January 2015 A new year is approaching, which means it’s time for new routines and regimens…

Health News Round-Up: Conference Targets Widespread Caregiving Strains

White House Conference Echoes Caregiving Needs and Challenges The White House Conference on Aging, held once per decade since the…