personal care

10/27/2015. Washington, DC
An important AARP study shows that an overwhelming majority of people would like to remain in their homes and communities for as long as possible. Personal care services, such as assistance with bathing, eating and dressing, are critically important to helping older adults and people with disabilities of all ages live independently and avoid costly nursing facility placements.
Amy Goyer provides tips for getting help from family members and others to build your caregiving team.
One of the most common questions I get from overwhelmed caregivers is, “How can I get my family members to help me more with caregiving?”
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