Tag Archives: long term care

Home Hospice Care – the Long Goodbye

My first exposure to Home Hospice Care was back in the mid 1980’s when a neighbor of mine abandoned his painful attempts to find a cure for his liver cancer and came home to die.  He was only 59 years old and had been more a father to me than my own had ever been.…
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Wheelchair Rentals – It's Easier Than You Think

By Chris A West Even though you may enjoy walking around with a cane, there are some times where you may want to enjoy a wheelchair. If you do not want to purchase one and your healthcare agency will not provide one, then you can always look into some wheelchair rentals. These will come in handy…
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Your Parents, Their Money

by Joy Loverde We’ve all been raised to be polite, and never discuss the subject of money with our parents. Instead, we wonder, worry and wait. How will they pay for in-home care? How much of my own money am I expected to spend if they need help? Sticker Shock While parent-care expenses vary significantly…
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Aging Parents – The Real Change of Life

By Terry Stanfield Almost everyone will reach the point in their lives where they have aging parents who will need special care as they age. Depending their individual needs, this could mean nothing more than driving them to the grocery store once a week or hiring someone to help them clean their homes. In severe…
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Five Long Term Care Myths

Most of us would rather have a tooth pulled then talk with our parents about long term care.  Many of us are operating with misinformation about long term care and how your family might pay for it. What is Long Term Care? Long term care is helping people with daily tasks.  It's not medical care. …
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