When people think of in-home care services, they likely picture an older woman living alone in a single family home who has a single caregiver visit as needed. While that may fit with most of the statistics—women live longer than men, people prefer to age in the homes they have known and loved for years—in-home care can be delivered in a variety of settings.
Just as people of all ages and abilities have different interests and strengths, in-home care can occur in a diverse array of places.
Is what you know about caregiving actually true? We break down six common misconceptions and give you the facts.
Background checks can provide a sense of security for loved ones when they bring a caregiver into the lives of their loved one who needs assistance.
This article looks at a new study that found interactions with strangers can make people happier. Consider that a caregiver is a stranger at first, but such a relationship has the potential to make someone feel less lonely and more connected.