Our grandparents rarely thought about assisted living. Options were few, costs of care were low, insurance was less restrictive, and loved ones expected to eventually become caregivers. It was normal to rely on family. It was a different time.
It’s a common assumption about private duty home care. “Medicare will pay for whatever home care I need.”
It’s a particularly nasty flu season this year, expected to be one of the worst in history…. and since it peaks through March, it’s not over yet.
Many family members care for a parent or spouse, giving without hesitation, but it can be hard to keep boundaries in place to prevent caregiver burnout.
Continuing care at home programs are ideal for those who want the benefits of an independent living retirement community focused on health and wellness, but aren’t interested in leaving their own home.
Independent living services can be one of those catch-all terms that doesn’t necessarily mean the same thing to every person, depending on the situation they might be in.
The impact of long-term care of loved ones on their family caregivers is immense. For the caregiver, there may be no days off, no vacations or sick days. Caregiving may become a full-time job.
Innovative CCaH programs pave the way for a proactive approach to long-term care and cost management As the size of our retired population increases and the costs of health care skyrockets, some very interesting things are happening within the senior living industry.
If you’re considering a continuing care at home (CCaH) program like Sun Health at Home, you’ve probably noticed there is a health screening requirement to join.
Grammar, spelling, jargon, slang… communicating can be tricky. Especially when it comes to health care, terms that sound similar may have nothing in common. If you’re exploring retirement options or caregiving for a beloved family member, here’s one set of terms that shouldn’t be used interchangeably, however similar they might be.