• Hardworking middle class left holding short end of caregiving stick

    By David Heitz Rhonda Long’s story is one of a middle class, hardworking family that is being screwed for being just that – middle class and hardworking. Rhonda and her parents do not qualify for Medicaid. Medicaid...

    • Posted 2 years ago
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  • New law says home care workers must be paid OT, at least minimum wage, and travel time

    The people who make it possible for the elderly and others who need help with daily living to stay in their homes just got some affirmation. Effective immediately, agencies and individuals who hire home care workers will...

    • Posted 2 years ago
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  • Long term care costs
    ABC News Alert : Prepare For Long Term Care Costs

    ABC news recently reported the need to prepare for long term care costs.  The retirement issues for baby boomers are growing daily. Many Americans have viewed aging as the golden years. Many are realizing that those  years...

    • Posted 3 years ago
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  • Caregiver support
    New to Caregiving-Getting Some Practical Help

    New to Caregiving? Getting  Some Practical Help It is important to realize early on as a care giver that you are not a super human. Caring for another person’s needs physically, mentally and emotionally can, and is...

    • Posted 4 years ago
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  • Do You Have a Medicaid Waiver Program in Your Area?

    What is a Medicaid waiver? A person that qualifies for Medicaid may also qualify for a Medicaid waiver program in your area. This is a program that “waives,” or sets aside, certain requirements and financial commitments of Medicaid....

    • Posted 4 years ago
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  • home health care
    6 Tips to Navigate Non-Medicare Home Care Agencies

    Preparing for future care plans- it is important to understand non Medicare home care agencies… We are an aging population that is living longer and healthier than previous generations. So it is important to plan and prepare...

    • Posted 4 years ago
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  • Want to Avoid Being Placed in a Nursing Home Compare Costs

    To avoid being placed in a nursing home compare costs of a years stay in a home versus your own home. The ability to age at home may require services ranging from making the home more user-friendly...

    • Posted 5 years ago
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  • Frustrated over Lack of Community Services

    Barry, in Northern Va. writes in about the lack of community services Our government is still stuck on stupid! We’ve recently moved from south Florida to the Washington, DC area. My mother-in-law had to remain to Florida....

    • Posted 5 years ago
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