CDPA Program – Tips, News, & Blog Posts

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 situation. ...

Why Caregivers Should Use TeleMed During the COVID-19 Crisis

Ever since the COVID-19 was discovered in the world, it has become increasingly difficult to go about living our normal lives. Everything that we once knew is completely different because of the overwhelming spread of this virus. Although the government has taken...

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

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...

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

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...

Are You Medicaid Eligible?

Medicaid’s main objective since they opened in 1965 is to provide medical assistance to low-income families and individuals who lack the resources to cover health insurance and medical costs. All states provide these resources which provide coverage to low-income...

Can I Get Paid to be a Caregiver for a Family Member

When a parent becomes too sick or cannot take care of themselves anymore, it is sometimes up to the adult children to take care of them. Although you have your parents’ best interest in mind and it is a rewarding job, you will be dealing with being physically,...

Finding Caregiver Balance

The thought of having a good work-life balance is something that everyone yearns for no matter what type of career they have. Although we strive to have a good balance with our work, social life and personal life, it does not always happen that way. Attempting to have...

Tips for Elderly Caregivers

When you are providing care for a loved one or an elderly person, you might not be aware of how much energy it takes out of you as a caregiver. A caregiver devotes all their time and energy to the person they are caring for whether it is part-time or full-time. Like...