Alabama Seniors, Care Giving, Care Managers

Being a Long-Distance Caregiver

Long-distance caregiving takes many forms. Many caregivers act as information coordinators by helping older adults understand the health care system and insurance. Approximately 7 million adults are long-distance caregivers, caring for aging parents who live an hour or more away. More and more older people are living alone far from their families. When you live many miles away from your loved one, the separation can complicate caregiving. Concerns about safety, nutrition, and health can be overwhelming. Following these 5 simple tips can ease the burden and potential guilt of living away from your aging loved one. Seek help from people…

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