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My Caregiver Burden : My Grandmother’s Negative Behaviors are Affecting My Children

I hate to call it caregiver burden, but, this is not what I expected. I moved my family into my grandmother's house, put in...

I Am Caring for Aging Parents at Home. How Do I Get Them...

I am caring for aging parents at home , that just refuse to even hear any options that may help them. They feel that...
long distance caregiving tips

I Need Long Distance Caregiving Tips. How Will I Know What To Do?

Long distance caregiving tips... I live across the country at the present time, and I speak to my parents once or twice a week. How...
guns and dementia

Guns and Dementia A Medical Issue? The Questions I Am Asked Are Intrusive

Do any of you have an issue with doctor's, nurses, or social workers questioning you about weapons in your home and if they are...
Medicaid spend down

How Do I Save My Dad’s Home from Medicaid Spend Down?

Medicaid spend down may affect my ability to live in the house my father owns. I have been taking care of my dad for the...
Caregiver stress relief tips

My Caregiver Responsibilities Left Me Vulnerable to My Evil Siblings

My caregiver responsibilities over time took over my life. Until recently, I was caregiver to both my parents. I have been taking care of...

Is There Any Financial Help for Caregivers of Elderly Parents?

Looking for financial help for caregivers of elderly parents is a question I get asked often. There is no cut and dry answer to...
caregiver duties

Do Family Caregiver Duties Include Going Into the Bathroom To Provide Intimate Personal Care?

Caregiver duties often include responsibilities that make the care giver uncomfortable, such as providing intimate personal care. Many that care for elderly parents are unprepared...