Recent Long Term Care Posts
Providing home care for a person with a mental and/or physical disability is always challenging; however, for a person with dementia, especially Alzheimer's dementia, providing home care is especially difficult because the disability usually worsens over time. As such, the primary caregiver will eventually require a substitute caregiver in order to take care of personal business, to run errands, or simply to tak...
Beatriz Terrazas is a journalist, writer, photographer- and a caregiver for her mother, who suffers from Alzheimer's Disease. Beatriz resides in Dallas, Texas, while her sister Angelica and her mother reside in El Paso, Texas. Angelica is the primary caregiver, while Beatriz provides caregiver respite to her sister and also performs administrative tasks such as researching Medicaid coverage and making doctor's a...
In the state of New Jersey, individuals who require nursing home care may still have the option of remaining in their homes and receiving home care. The Jersey Assistance for Community Caregivers, or JACC, program, is a state-funded program that prevents or delays individuals who require skilled nursing and other nursing home services from being placed in a nursing facility.