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Massachusetts Adult Foster Care Eligibility DefinedRead more: Massachusetts Adult Foster Care Eligibility Defined
For family caregivers, it’s crucial to create a community of support and utilize all the programs and resources available to you to improve your caregiver experience. In Massachusetts, the Adult Foster Care Program can be an excellent source of support, but eligibility can sometimes be overwhelming to navigate on your own. “The Massachusetts Adult Foster…
What Caregivers Should Know About Early-Onset Alzheimer’sRead more: What Caregivers Should Know About Early-Onset Alzheimer’s
Symptoms, Stigma, Diagnosis, and Treatment Early-onset Alzheimer’s disease, also known as younger-onset, is the development of Alzheimer’s symptoms between the ages of 30 and 65. A diagnosis is relatively rare at a younger age, and while over 6 million people in the United States are living with Alzheimer’s disease, the true prevalence of early-onset is uncertain.…
3 Steps to Prepare for Family Caregiving EmergenciesRead more: 3 Steps to Prepare for Family Caregiving Emergencies
Caregivers have many responsibilities! Not only are you in charge of your loved one, but also their medication management, appointment scheduling, transportation, and so much more. In managing these responsibilities, the last thing you need is a caregiving emergency or unexpected event to disrupt your routines and potentially compromise the care you provide.…
Sharing Strength and Inspiration
Being a caregiver is complicated. Because looking after a loved one isn’t always easy. There are good days and bad. Laughter and tears. Challenges and victories. That’s why it’s so important to share stories. It’s how we connect with each other. And remember we’re not alone.
Hear from Careforth caregivers. Their journeys may help guide or inspire yours.
Katiria cares for her grandmother Maria with the help of their Careforth care manager, Erin.
“Our care manager, Erin—what an amazing person, treated me and Grandma with so much respect. Made us feel we were part of the team.”
Richard cares for his mother, Gloria, with the help of their Careforth care manager, Caesar.
“It’s my mom. There’s only one mom you have in this world and I would not turn my back on her.”
Alice cares for her mother of 86, Edra, with the help of Careforth.
“I didn’t have a problem taking care of her. It was something I’ve done for years and it was just something that needed to be done. I would rather have her at home than in a nursing home.”