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More Tactics to Persuade your Parents to Accept Home Care - Emphasize that their preferences and needs are the main priority during the entire planning process for in-home care. Remark that "Mom you can decide on the time the caregiver will visit and what outings you might like to go on." Or "Dad you can request the caregiver to cook some of your favorite home cooked meals." Persuade them to agree on a free in-home care assessment visit by suggesting "You can get checked out by the nurse and we can at least hear what they have to offer but not commit to anything." Negotiate with them to agree on a trial run by trying in-home care for a week or maybe on a very part-time basis initially.
My wife`s sister was recently diagnosed with breast cancer. My wife is her primary care giver and power of attorney. She has began her chemo treatments and will soon begin radiation treatments. My wife needs to quit h...
Getting paid to care for a family member is a need that many are experiencing today in order to enable their loved ones to stay at home and age in place rather then relocate to a long term care fac...
Most elderly parents need some type of home care assistant to help with personal care and activities of daily living. The question now becomes whether to hire this nurse aide through a local home care agency or hire a private caregiver directly. There is no right answer to this question. Let's consider the pros and cons of both choices.