Our nation’s caregivers, the very people who save millions of government dollars by providing care for their aging loved ones, are making a mark on the national conscience. One example of this recognition is that Ask Medicare, part of Medicare.gov, is asking for more of our stories. That’s right. The second most popular link on Ask Medicare is the link to caregiver’s stories.
April 26th, 2011 at 3:48 pm
April 22nd, 2011 at 9:00 am
Many people have written to ask me about benefits eligibility for their elders. Most of these individuals are simply trying to ensure their elders are receiving all due benefits, but some people have specific needs in mind. Generally, when asked, I’ll suggest that they visit the BenefitsCheckUp site.
April 21st, 2011 at 1:40 pm
Numerous individuals contact me because they are at a loss about how to help their parents who live in other cities or states. The adult children are unable, because of jobs and family responsibilities, to move closer to their aging parents, while the aging parents don’t want to move closer to their children because they are happy in their familiar community. However, problems can arise if the elder’s health starts to fail. Often, the adult children do not know who to contact in order to get their parents help. In situations like this, one of the resources I suggest is the Eldercare Locator. Read more »
April 15th, 2011 at 3:55 pm