The Challenges of Placing a Parent in Long-Term Care

Long-term care is a term that has many facets. Long-term care is comprised of a variety of services that meet people’s medical and non-medical requirements when they cannot care for themselves for long periods of time. It is a highly individualized care system that...

Respite Care Options for Caregivers

Respite care is substitute care when a caregiver needs a break. If possible, these breaks should be scheduled regularly, giving the caregiver time to rest. It can be for a short period like a day or a few hours or for giving the caregiver a vacation. Respite care is...

Senior Living Options When Care is Needed

As Americans age, living options can become a concern. Available options are tied to the resources a senior has to cover living costs, and vary widely in cost, assistance, and care provided. In addition to budget considerations, seniors must also realistically...