The role of caregiver is as old as human history. But how you identify yourself — as a "caregiver" or a "good child" who is "helping Mom out" — can make a crucial difference in how the role affects you.
Information about planning ahead for aging services
Here are some things to think about after a move, to make sure that Mom or Dad is settling in and everything’s going smoothly.
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of Medicare Hearings and Appeals (OMHA) has announced the temporary suspension of new administrative law judge hearings for Medicare claim and entitlement appeals. OMHA noted the backlog of 357,000 claims for Medicare services and entitlements already assigned to its 65 administrative law judges and the additional cases already pending assignment.
LeadingAge and the Elderly Housing Coalition hosted an informative 1-hour briefing targeted at Capitol Hill staffers to highlight the nexus between affordable housing and supportive services, as a rational way to address the needs of low-income seniors.