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Caregiving: Financial Issues & Options

Published: 04/11/2012 by Michelle Seitzer in Caregiving

“The average family caregiver for someone 50 years or older spends $5,531 per year on out of pocket caregiving expenses in 2007 which was more than 10% of the median income for a family caregiver that year.”

Care Coordination: Keeping Everyone on the Same Page

Published: 03/15/2012 by Michelle Seitzer in Caregiving

Keeping everyone on the same page, especially as the individual’s health status can change dramatically and often in a 24-hour period, requires a tremendous amount of coordination and clear communication.

At the Senior Care Society we know both from professional and personal experience how hard it can sometimes be when caring for a loved one, and that is why we are here to offer you helpful hints that you may find a blessing. We offer useful guides, tips, listings and information to make your care giving experience a labor of love that will enhance your life as well as that of your loved one. The following are some useful tips on caring for a parent with dementia.

In sickness and in health, for better or for worse: these aspects of the marriage vows are often heavily tested in the senior years.