The Best Kept Secrets Of Care-Giving

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Who are care-givers? If you care for elderly relatives or haven taken in and care for grandchildren on a daily basis - this means you. You can tap into resources, advice and assistance programs in our area. Marcia Lee explores with members of the UCDD the best kept secrets of care-giving and help available to you across the Upper Cumberland.

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Long Distance Care-Giving

What does it mean to be a long distance caregiver? How can you help from a distance, and what resources are available to you from a distance? That's the topic on this week's podcast of the Best Kept Secrets Of Care-Giving with the UCDD.
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First Becoming A Caregiver

Care-giving - the challenges, and the assistance available. Navigating the first steps and stages of being kind of thrown into - without warning - basically overnight becoming a caregiver. That's the topic on this week's podcast of the Best Kept Secrets Of Care-Giving with the UCDD.
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MAY

Respite Care Plan Pt 2

While caring for loved ones - whether it's an elderly loved one or a grand child - is rewarding, it comes with challenges, obstacles and stress. The best way to avoid this? A respite care plan. Part two of our discussion focuses on avoiding caregiver burnout.
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MAY

Respite Care Plan Pt 1

While caring for loved ones - whether it's an elderly loved one or a grand child - is rewarding, it comes with challenges, obstacles and stress. The best way to avoid this? A respite care plan. Part one of our discussion focuses on creating and organizing a respite care plan to aid the caregiver.
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MAR

Grandparent Caregivers

Over two and a half million custodial grandparents are raising approximately 4.8 million grandchildren in the United States. That averages to about 4% of all children being raised by custodial grandparents. About 32% of children in foster care are in relative placement homes - an increase of 8% for each child placed in a relative foster care home - 19% are raised by relatives outside of foster care. Though Tennessee is ranked fourth in the nation for the lowest percentage of children in foster care being raised by grand-families, the United States averages 32% - Tennessee's average is 9% - but it's important for us to discuss grandparents who are raising their grandchildren for whatever reason - absentee parents, parents who are incarcerated, or other reasons. The number of grandparent care givers continue to rise. There are unique challenges that grandparents experience as caregivers for their grandchildren, and we'll cover those, as well as some resources and the process to grandparents becoming foster parents today with the UCDD on The Best-Kept Secrets of Caregiving.
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Medicare

Whether you already enrolled in Medicare, have a loved one who is – or see Medicare on the horizon – you need to know what the best options are for your care and when you can change the plan you may have chosen that may not be working for you. That's the topic on this week's podcast of the Best Kept Secrets Of Caregiving with the UCDD.
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Choices And Options

Do you have elderly loved ones? Do they need nursing home care or in-home assistance? How do you know what services they may qualify for and how to navigate the application process? That's the topic on this week's podcast of the Best Kept Secrets Of Caregiving with the UCDD.
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SNAP, AAAD, And The Government Shutdown

Foremost on many minds right now – is the government shutdown and how and when this will potentially impact SNAP or Meals On Wheels benefits you receive. That's the topic on this week's podcast of the Best Kept Secrets Of Caregiving with The UCDD.

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