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In-Home Care FAQs

If you’re in the process of finding in-home care for a loved one, you know how time-consuming and involved it can be. To help you, here are answers to frequently asked questions about in-home care, plus specific questions about in-home services from MeetCaregivers.

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Health Plan FAQs For Seniors & Family Caregivers

Empowering yourself with knowledge is the best way to take charge of your health. Understanding your health plan benefits will go a long way to nurturing your or your loved one’s wellbeing. Here are frequently asked questions about health plans to help you get started.

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10 Holiday Stress Management Tips For Caregivers

‘Tis the season for gathering with loved ones and celebrations. But while this time of year brings glad tidings, it also brings plenty of holiday stress, especially for family caregivers.

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How To Talk To Your Parents About End-Of-Life Planning

Discussing end-of-life planning with your aging parents is no easy task, especially if they’re reluctant to discuss finances and similarly challenging topics. Fortunately, there are several ways you can guide and support them through this process.

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What Is Compassion Fatigue?

As a caregiver, you know that burnout can significantly affect your well-being outside of work. But if you care for a patient or loved one who has undergone severe trauma, you may also be at risk for compassion fatigue. Read more.

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5 Caregiver Support Groups In Massachusetts

Caregiver support groups are a critical resource for managing the stress that frequently comes with family caregiving. However, when you’re juggling caregiving, work, home, and more, finding a group — let alone the time to attend — is easier said than done. 

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Credit For Caring Act

While there are many benefits of caregiving, it’s no secret that family caregivers face a unique challenges ranging from the physical to financial. The Credit for Caring Act would effectively alleviate caregiver role strain and help many find work/life balance.

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10 Benefits Of Hiring A Caregiver For In-Home Help

Many seniors fear losing their independence as age-related issues such as mobility loss, balance problems, and other health conditions occur. However, hiring a caregiver for in-home help supports your parent’s independence and quality of life. Keep reading to learn about the signs your parent may need help at home and the benefits of getting them the help they need.