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Senior Citizen In Home Care

If a family member is not a trained caregiver, and you need professional caregiving services, realize that senior citizen in home care costs money.  Most families fall into one of the following categories.  The senior citizen has:

  • Sufficient financial resources to cover his or her needs
  • No financial resources.  The cost of care is beyond the family’s ability or willingness to pay for it
  • Some financial resources.  The family may or may not be equipped to make up the monthly difference.
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Home Care Connecticut

When you’re specifically looking for Connecticut home care you can hire one from a health services agency or home care business, this does not guarantee the quality of services provided.  In fact, many new eldercare services have become available but do not have government regulation or certification programs.  The state long-term care ombudsman and the area agency on aging are reliable sources for doing a background check on care providers.

It’s important for the entire family to continuously monitor the quantity and quality of services rendered.  We recommend that you follow these suggestions:

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Senior in Home Care

When a family member tries to provide senior in home care in his or her own home, often times the elder parent has some form of mental illness, compounding the difficulty of caregiving.

Setting limits with the people you love is a difficult but necessary part of life. Sometimes the parent with mental instability chooses to stop medical treatment, though that treatment might improve their symptoms dramatically. As a result of this choice, they still need to be taken care of and the burden is on the caregiver.

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