What Caregivers Need to Know About Assisted Living
If you're a caregiver helping a loved one find an assisted living facility, here are some things you should know before starting your search.
Legal Issues of Caregiving
Being a caregiver also involves making legal preparations for your loved one's future. WebMD helps you understand some of the legal issues and how to plan for them.
This assessment can help caregivers evaluate the situation for them and their elderly loved one.
Choosing Long-Term Care
Here's an article about how to find a long-term care provider -- from community services like transportation for the elderly to full-time nursing home care.
National Caregiving Organizations
Caregiving can bring challenges, as well as rewards. Here is a list of resources for information and support.
Financial Planning for Caregivers
Long-term care can be financially draining. WebMD gives guidelines for how caregivers can make a financial plan for their elderly loved one.
Caregiving While Taking Care of Yourself
Make yourself a priority, because one of the best ways to care for your elderly loved one is to care for yourself and avoid caregiver burnout.
Caregiving Support Assessment
Caregivers need support. Evaluate the availability of resrouces for you and your elderly loved one with this assessment.
Caregiving Financial Assessment
Caregivers need to be aware of certain financial, legal, and home considerations. This assessment can help.
Learn to recognize caregiver burnout.