Long-distance Caregiving

As tribute stories to newsman Tim Russert aired this week, friends shared stories about how Tim managed all the care needs for his Dad, "Big Russ" from a distance, in order to allow him to stay in the comfort of his own home....

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Caregiving Stories

Providing care for others comes with challenges and rewards. Sometimes it helps to share these stories with others, for both family caregivers and professional caregivers. When John, just 45-years-old, fell from his roof and broke both shoulders, he learned how difficult it is to lose some of your independence....

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Checking Background Checks

Background checks come in many shapes and sizes. The Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) allows for convictions to be reviewed for the last 7 years but some states have passed their own laws which may alter this if an individual will be working with children or seniors....

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Veteran's Caregiver Benefit

Veterans often are not aware of the "Aid & Attendance" Benefit which provides a Caregiver to assist them in their home with Activities of Daily Living. A Medical Doctor must provide approval based on care needs and the Veteran may not have more than $80,000.00 in assets, excluding their homes and cars, to qualify. ...

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