A resource for anyone caring for an elderly loved one.
TheStressedOutCaregiver.com was created by me, Casey Price. I am an elder law attorney from Haddonfield, New Jersey, and in that capacity I have been helping people deal with issues associated with aging since 2001. My goal is to help everyone caring for an elderly loved one - especially those who are overwhelmed by the situation. I have seen you before - maybe not you specifically - but people just like you with issues just like yours. I know what you are going through and understand exactly how difficult and confusing the caregiving process can be. But it doesn’t have to be that way. It’s actually a pretty straight forward process and if you have some knowledge on the subject and do a little bit of planning it can be much easier than you ever thought it could be.
At TheStressedOutCaregiver.com we share all sorts of tips and strategies to help you - the person caring for your elderly loved one - discover and better understand the issues that you might end up facing. Most days there is a piece of valuable content - usually in the form of a podcast episode but sometimes a written blog post and occasionally a video - meant to educate you on an elder care issue. Many episodes answer questions that other people caring for an elderly loved one have asked me. These are issues you are probably dealing with too.
- Children are often the primary caregivers for their elderly parents. Many children take time off from work and cost themselves money to provide the care their parent needs. This leads to a common question – can an elderly parent pay their caregiver child? While it is possible and, in some […]
161 – Does Everyone in the Assisted Living Community or Nursing Home Know That My Loved One’s on Medicaid?Privacy is important to everyone. Our loved one’s financial status is no one’s business but theirs. A lot of people are concerned that their loved one’s financial information will become public if they ever need long term care Medicaid. Today on the podcast I discuss who actually knows when someone […]
160 – How to Get the Best Care Possible for a Loved One on Medicaid in an Assisted Living Community or Nursing HomeI take the position that there’s no difference in the care provided to someone in an assisted living community or nursing home on Medicaid versus someone paying for care privately. But, it’s still possible to improve your loved one’s care. You can take some affirmative steps to help them get […]
- There’s a common misconception that when someone needs Medicaid. People think there are horrible Medicaid only alternatives. These are supposedly the worst facilities in the area and only take those people who are out of money and on Medicaid. Fortunately, this is not what really happens. People on Medicaid receive […]
- Elder care is complicated. It can feel like you’re stuck in a whirlwind. But it can be made easier. If you have a system or a process to deal with the overall situation it can be manageable. You can bring order to the chaos. In this podcast episode I discuss […]
157 – Realistic Expectations for Our Loved Ones with Alzheimer’s Disease and Other Types of DementiaWhen someone has Alzheimer’s disease or some other type of dementia their brains are damaged. As the disease progresses the damage in their brains gets worse. The person looks mostly the same on the outside but there are significant changes on the inside. We often assume our loved ones dealing […]