Geriatric Care Team

The family members and professionals involved in facilitating the provision of care.

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  • Create Your All-Star Care Team in 5 Steps

    Every family caregiver needs a team of people to help put their care plan into action. A well-rounded roster of friends, family members and elder care professionals can help you provide quality care and avoid caregiver burnout.

  • 5 Qualities to Look for in a Caregiver

    When looking for a caregiver, don’t focus solely on training and credentials. Including these five important attributes in your selection criteria will help ensure you hire a compassionate, experienced in-home care aide.

  • The Difference Between Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants and Doctors

    Physicians are in increasingly short supply, so patients often spend more time with physician assistants (PAs) and nurse practitioners (NPs) during appointments. How do these health care providers compare to each other?

  • Hiring an In-Home Caregiver to Act as the Family Lookout

    Specialized training enables in-home caregivers to notice and act on important changes in a senior’s health. Personal care aides, home health aides and nurses can serve as the eyes and ears for family who cannot personally provide full-time care.

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