Life Care Knowledge Center

Don't Wait: You Must Have a Plan for Mom or Dad

Don't Wait: You Must Have a Plan for Mom or Dad

You can see it on the horizon, but you're too busy to address it right now. You’re juggling life – a family, full-time job, pets, financials and everything else that goes with it. So when spending time with your aging parents, you probably can't imagine incurring something the size of their waning independence. And so it's easy to let it go, for now.

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The Company Behind the Caregiver: What to Look For

The Company Behind the Caregiver: What to Look For

Choosing a home care provider has significant emotional implications. You're not just buying a product. You're buying services that are deeply personal. That's why it's vital to know the company that stands behind the caregiver who eventually comes into your loved one’s home.

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How Home Care Changes for Loved Ones Following a Stroke

How Home Care Changes for Loved Ones Following a Stroke

After surviving a stroke, your elderly loved one has a different set of care priorities. Maybe your mom or dad has lost mobility after being partially paralyzed, and the need for your assistance has spiked considerably. At first, perhaps you were only needed for basic needs like grocery shopping. But after a stroke, your aging senior requires more intensive support. He or she may need help with personal care like bathing and grooming. And as you manage your own household and career, caring for Mom or Dad can quickly get out of hand.

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Chinks in the Armor: Mom’s Not the Same

Chinks in the Armor: Mom’s Not the Same

You’re noticing changes in Mom, and you can't dismiss them any longer. Her memory is often slipping, but it's tough to face a new reality. Mom has long been the strong family guardian, an unflappable leader. She always takes care of everyone. Now roles may be reversing, and she needs a reliable helper to navigate daily life safely.

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