How to navigate caregiving and the health of your parents in their 70s

Sandwich generations have to care for their families and their parents at the same time. Blessed are those with long term care insurance but for the rest, out of pocket costs starts from $25 per hour or more. What you get is more than a companion, home care aid or caring caregivers with the following tasks: driving, cooking, massage, light housekeeping and assistance in daily living such as bathing ,grooming, transferring, exercise, feeding and med management.

Many emergencies can be avoided with home care aid or caregiver at home with your parents such as constipation, dehydration, Urinary tract infection, heart attack, infection and anxiety.

So what to do if you can avail of a caregiver, hire one and start at 6 hours or live-in. You will still be a hands on caregiver for your parents during Saturdays and Sundays and care for your own health too. Motherhealth caregivers provide compassionate care with massage and more tasks that can help prevent emergencies. For bay area caregivers text or call 408-854-1883 or email motherhealth@gmail.com

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