If you have a physical disability, the Attendant Care Waiver and state funded Act 150 program may be available to you to continue to live in your home and community with support and services. 35 more words
“Open Arms Solutions caregiver Kamlesh Debi, left, brings a slice of pie to Frank Shapira, 91, right, Monday, Nov. 20, 2017 at Shapira’s Skokie apartment, where he receives 24-hour home health care.” 133 more words
For today’s seniors, remaining in their own home for as long as possible is a primary goal for living in late adulthood. It is estimated that in the United States over 12 million adults age 65 and older live alone. 123 more words
by Judith Graham
“Ask Edith Smith, a proud 103-year-old, about her friends, and she’ll give you an earful.
“There’s Johnetta, 101, whom she’s known for 70 years and who has Alzheimer’s disease. 149 more words
A caregiver is someone who gives from the heart to the point of forgetting about their own needs. A caregiver will miss out on sleep, ignore their own health needs, miss out on time with friends and other family and basically put all their needs on the back burner. 232 more words