Life Care Knowledge Center

Building Trust with Your Home Care Agency

Building Trust with Your Home Care Agency

Trust is an important part of any relationship, and it’s particularly important in the relationship between you and your home care agency. When trust is present, a caregiver can work with the care recipient and his or her family to ensure quality care and quality of life. But without trust, that collaborative side to caregiving becomes difficult to maintain.

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How to Plan for End of Life Care

How to Plan for End of Life Care

According to several studies, roughly 70% of Americans say they hope to reach the end of life in the comfort of home, surrounded by their loved ones. But in reality, more than two-thirds die in hospitals or care facilities. One reason is that only a few of us actually create an end of life care plan.

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What Skills Matter Most for Personal Care?

If you have a loved one who needs in-home care, you’ll need to determine which type of care they need. The two most common types are companion care and personal care. Both types of care require different skills from caregivers. But the physical aspects of personal care can be particularly skill intensive. So if you’re looking for a personal caregiver to care for a loved one, here are the skills that matter most.

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The True Impact of Elder Care on Family Caregivers

Today, tens of millions of Americans provide elder care to loved ones as unpaid caregivers. But even with so many Americans providing care for family members, most people don’t understand how caregiving impacts family caregivers. It’s only when people become caregivers themselves that they discover how physically, mentally, and emotionally taxing it can be, and how difficult it makes other aspects of day-to-day life.

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