Caring For Others

Caregiving can be rewarding, challenging, confusing and overwhelming all at the same time. In this section you will find important topics and care lounge discussions designed specifically to help point you in the right direction and make caring for your loved one a little more manageable.

Topics

Below you will find more specific topic areas that will help you find the information you are looking for.

Caregiving Skills

When you take on the role of a family caregiver, you immediately become a doctor, nurse and social worker--all at once and often without any formal training. This section was designed to provide caregiving skills for family caregivers and a “how to” for a caregivers most common responsibilities.

End Of Life

This can be a complex and emotionally charged topic. Here you will find articles on end of life topics designed specifically to help you prepare for what's ahead and to identify the resources available to care for your loved one and to support your family through this difficult time.

Financial Management

Caregiving can bring a whole new dimension to your financial management. Helping a loved one manage his or her finances as well as taking on new financial caregiving responsibilities can be difficult. Discover financial advice specifically designed for caregivers.

Long Distance Caregiving

Distance can add complexities to caregiving. Whether you are the one who lives far away, or if you are managing others who do, the information you find here can help you bridge the gaps.

Managing the Medical System

The medical system can be confusing, complex and overwhelming. Learn how to prepare for what to expect and to make sense of the chaos here.

Paying for Care

How do I pay for long term care? Can I get support? Find the answers to these questions and more here.

Residential Considerations

When it comes to residential options, it can seem like the choices are limitless. Learn more about evaluating the options and choosing the one that best fits the needs of your loved one and your family, both for now and for the future.

Resources

Here you will find articles and information designed specifically to support you as a caregiver and your loved one as they age.


Care Lounge Community Discussions

See what our community members are saying about caring for others. Ask a question, browse answers and learn from others here.

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Local Resources

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