Home Alone: Family Caregivers Providing Complex Care

Family Caregiver Alliance  -  Kathy Kelly, Executive Director

Home Alone:  Family Caregivers Providing Complex Chronic Care is the title of a new study released today that profiles the results of a population-based survey on the type of nursing/medical tasks performed in the home by family caregivers.   The study–one of the first of its kind–surveys families to [...]

10 Tips for Hiring In-Home Help

Family Caregiver Alliance

Recently, Sandy’s 82-year-old mother has agreed to having a helper come into the home a few times per week to help with meal preparation, grocery shopping and some light housekeeping. As age and arthritis affects her ability to comfortably complete these daily tasks, Sandy and her mom realize that hiring an in-home caregiver [...]