What is CDPAP?

What is CDPAP?

CDPAP is the provision of some or total assistance with personal care services, home health aide services, and skilled nursing tasks by a consumer-directed personal assistant under the instruction, supervision, and direction of a consumer or the consumer’s designated...
Staying Home After Retirement

Staying Home After Retirement

When Is the Right Time to Retire? Before you hand in that letter of resignation announcing your retirement, do some careful planning and calculations. While finances are certainly not the only consideration when you’re deciding if the time is right to retire,...
How to Take Care of the Caregiver

How to Take Care of the Caregiver

What is a Caregiver? A caregiver takes care of someone else who is unable to do everything for himself or herself. The patient may be a baby, a person with disabilities, or an elderly adult who has trouble with daily living activities. The term caregiver may apply to...
Assisted Living Facility vs. Homecare

Assisted Living Facility vs. Homecare

As people age, they often find themselves needing a little help with activities of daily living. Families may face difficult decisions when they must decide what form that help will take. While assisted living is the right choice for some, many older adults want to...
Choosing the Right Caregiver

Choosing the Right Caregiver

When someone you love needs a caregiver in the home due to age, illness, or disability, you may struggle with choosing. Sometimes family members make the best caregivers, but depending on your loved one’s needs, a professional may be better suited for the...
Caregiving Tips in Times of Crisis

Caregiving Tips in Times of Crisis

When you work as a caregiver, it can become overwhelming and stressful because of how time-consuming and hectic it can become. Caring for another person on top of caring for yourself and loved ones can be tough and you could potentially develop caregiver burnout....
Covid-19 Emergency Preparedness

Covid-19 Emergency Preparedness

In the past few months, our entire world has changed immensely due to the COVID-19 epidemic that was discovered in December 2019. As a result, hospitals have been flooded with patients seeking care all over the world making the current number of cases globally...
Prepare to Care Resource Guide

Prepare to Care Resource Guide

When we grow older, we can easily become sick and need the help of loved ones. However, growing older doesn’t have to be a scary situation to be in if you are prepared for the coming years. Instead of worrying about the future, this is the ideal time to speak to loved...
Managing a Loved One’s Money

Managing a Loved One’s Money

When we grow older, sometimes we need help taking care of ourselves because of the ailments that we may be struggling with. These conditions might even affect our memory and cognition which will make it difficult to continue to do simple tasks such as managing our own...