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Long Term Care (LTC) includes medical and non-medical care to people who have a chronic illness or disability. Long-term care helps meet health or personal needs. Most long-term care is to assist people with support services such as activities of daily living like dressing, bathing, and using the bathroom. Long-term care can be provided at home, in the community, in assisted living or in nursing homes. It is important to remember that you may need long-term care at any age.

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Hiring Private Home Care Help in California

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...

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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...

New Jersey's JACC Program Offers Home Care Options for Those Not Qualified for Medicaid

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.