Should Mom Live with You or with Me? Tips for Siblings Navigating Tough Caregiving Choices

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One of the more honorable choices adult children can make is the caregiving choice to offer their home to an elderly parent. Our parents raised us when we were kids, so it’s only natural to do the same when it becomes less safe for Mom or Dad to live independently. However, there are a variety […]

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Tips for Navigating the Inherent Responsibility of Caring for Aging Parents

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As children, we mastered the ability to share toys as well as the attention of our parents, and these feelings tend to carry with us well into adulthood. As wonderful as it is to have brothers and sisters, there can also be times it can result in elevated stress levels, such as when caring for […]

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Family Caregivers: Enjoy the Many Benefits of Respite Care

Meeting the care needs of an elderly or disabled loved one is a physically, psychologically, and emotionally demanding task, and it’s crucial for family caregivers to take time away to rest and relax on occasion. Respite care provides relief from the everyday responsibilities of caregiving, allowing family caregivers to also care for themselves. Here are a few […]

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Caregiver Burnout Is Real. Here’s How to Spot It and Avoid It.

Providing care for an aging loved one, although incredibly rewarding, can also bring with it a high level of caregiver stress. The around-the-clock pressure of meeting a loved one’s needs can quickly escalate to become caregiver burnout – a dangerous condition that can result in a loss of patience and emotional outbursts, impacting not only the […]

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Solutions for the Most Common Problems with Senior Nutrition

Most of us are eager to sit down and indulge in a delectable meal – the comforting smells and tastes, the gratifying sensation of a filled stomach. For a number of older people, though, a variety of health challenges can prevent their enjoyment of meals or even their ability to shop for nutritious foods, in […]

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Medford Home Care Tip: Using Veterans’ Aid & Attendance for Senior Care

At All Care In-Home Care Solutions, we often hear from families that they assumed that as long as their loved one is covered by Medicare, all the costs for home care would be covered. Unfortunately, though, this is a common myth. As we outlined in a previous blog post, most families use private funds in […]

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How to Pay for Klamath Falls Home Care Services

Eventually, as your parents grow older, it’s likely they will be in need of a little extra assistance to keep them safe and independent, and if they’re like most older adults, they will prefer to age in place at home. The first question that usually comes up during this time is how to cover the […]

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Dividing Elderly Care Costs Without Causing a War with the Family

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Do you remember how challenging it could be as a child to learn the concept of sharing with your siblings? Though the incredible importance of thinking of others’ feelings, and also being fair, was impressed upon us while very young, it may still be a hurdle to minimize sibling squabbles in terms of difficult decisions […]

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Prevent Caregiver Burnout by Staying Social

Let’s be genuine: providing care for a senior can become tiring, overwhelming, isolating and lead one on a path to caregiver burnout. When caregiving requirements advance, particularly when a long-term disease like Alzheimer’s or Parkinson’s disease is at play, family care providers might feel that they’re in over their heads, and getting through the most […]

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The Stress of Taking Care of Aging Parents: Don’t Let It Come Between You and Your Siblings

Although we’d prefer to turn a blind eye to it, family friction is common in some form for most people, especially when it comes to taking care of aging parents. When stress levels are increased, it’s normal to seek a target to serve as an outlet for some of those emotions; and sadly, that target […]

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