It is challenging to be a caregiver, but it is an extra obstacle trying to do it from a distance. Creating a contact list, collecting important information, making visits productive,
Palliative care is also known as supportive care. Many people believe it is the same as hospice care and it means end of life, but it is different. Palliative care
As a caregiver, it is important to pay attention to the nutrition of your loved one. Malnutrition is a serious senior health issue. Look for the warning signs and help
There comes a point when you may recognize that your loved one requires constant supervision and/or assistance with everyday activities. You may also realize that to take care of any
Snowmen make people smile. They remind people of all ages of their youth – happy simple times when you went outside to play in the snow and those magical times
Attaining sound financial decisions for another person can be very overwhelming, particularly when it comes to health care. Selecting the right Medicare plan for your loved one is critical during
Chief Medical Officer Laura Patel, MD attended the 2016 CAPC conference. Below are some excerpts from her Pallimed blog post.
1. Palliative care is about the relief of suffering. This requires a
If you are new to caregiving, you may have heard of geriatric care managers and have no idea what they are. A geriatric care manager is a professional who helps
When we think about what makes a good healthcare agency, the magic “Q” word has to be part of the explanation. To which “Q” word am I referring? To Quality.
When it starts, you may not even know you are doing it. It begins as simply attending a doctor’s office visit with your loved one, or assisting with the confusing