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.
English United StatesSociety & Culture · EducationAuthored by Marcia Lee, Upper Cumberland Development District
As a caregiver, you may encounter many different kinds of difficulties. One of those difficulties could be financial, and during the colder months, you may need help from energy assistance programs. Learn more about the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program, or LIHEAP, this week on the Best Kept Secrets…
The holidays are quickly approaching, and while it is a time to celebrate with your family, being the caregiver for a loved one can add extra stress to your holiday season. How can you travel through the holiday season in the best, and most healthy way possible as a caregiver?…
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.
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.
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.
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…
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…
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…
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.
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.
18 Jan 2019
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