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Technology & Caregiving

Technology and caregiving go hand in hand. Every facet of caregiving has been made easier with the help of websites, apps, smart phones, and tablets. 438 more words


California's Caregiver and Personal Attendant Overtime Law Moves to 40 hours in 2015

It is so tempting to hire a caregiver  and pay them “under the table”, isn’t it?  Were you even aware that you had to pay these?  339 more words

Aging-in Place

Does Medicare, MediCal, medical insurance pay for caregivers or in-home care?

No, it depends, and no.  We get calls daily and I hear it in their voices, the worries and stress of what to do when their loved one gets discharged, how does Medicare pay for a caregiver?  278 more words

Home Care vs. Home Health- What's the Difference?

Home care vs. home health…aren’t they the same?  Well, technically, depending on the state you need services in, yes.  This makes it very confusing since the terms are often interchangeable and with schedules being so busy these days,  many would rather be getting a Cliff’s notes version to help clarify some confusion when time is limited and they  want one article to cover the basics. 855 more words

The Plan: Katie's Story, Part Six

Katie and I were born in the same year—1948.  The thought of having to spend life in a nursing home, potentially for decades, makes me cringe.  409 more words


Licensed, Bonded & Insured

What does it mean when a caregiver is “licensed, bonded, and insured?” Caregiver agencies use these terms a lot, but how important are they? And what can you do to make sure you’re protected when hiring directly? 476 more words


Area Agencies on Aging Help Disabled and Older Adults Remain In Their Homes and Communities Longer

As America ages, with the number of people aged 60 and older expected to double from 2000 to 2030, the nation has an opportunity to help people age with independence and dignity. 547 more words