Tag Archives: home health

Guest Blog – Keeping Mom or Dad at home with VA benefits

One of my favorite ways of helping families with care needs is by helping them to receive veteran’s benefits using a family caregiver agreement. Such an arrangement often solves a number of problems simultaneously. It provides compensation for the caregiver, … Continue reading

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CaregiverLife Radio – Understanding Home Health

Click here to join me tomorrow morning from 10-11am (CST) for CaregiverLife Radio Topic: Understanding Home Health Guest: Janine M. Smith, RN Janine is the President and the owner of Elder Bridge, Inc. She is responsible for the assessment and coordination … Continue reading

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Honesty and Empowerment

We’ve all heard the phrase “honesty is the best policy” and, for the most part, it’s true.  Now there are certain exceptions to this rule, for example if your spouse asks you if her pants make her look fat, I … Continue reading

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Warning signs to alert you that Dad needs help at home (Part 1)

Maybe you’ve been noticing lately that dad’s unopened mail is piling up. Or mom, who was once meticulous about her appearance, is now wearing wrinkled clothes and not doing her hair. Perhaps there are bruises on your aging parent’s arms and … Continue reading

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