Long-distance Caregiving

Coordinating the care of another individual who needs support with activities of daily living while living a distance away from the care recipient.

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  • 6 Tips for Long-Distance Caregivers

    Caring for a senior who lives far away presents many unique challenges. Use these six pointers to stay organized and informed while caregiving from a distance.

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  • Should You Convince Your Aging Parents to Move Closer to You?

    Long-distance caregiving is challenging, but so is convincing elderly parents to move closer to family. How do you know if you are making the right decision?

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  • Long-Distance Caregiving: Checking For Signs of Abuse

    Long-distance caregivers should learn the overt and subtle signs of mistreatment and check for them regularly. Being proactive and knowing what steps you can take to stop elder abuse will help ensure your loved one's safety.

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  • Long-Distance Caregiving: Planning for Your Parents' Future

    One of the biggest challenges for long-distance caregivers is helping aging parents plan for their future health care preferences. Making advance care plans is a key step for your parent to take to be sure that their health care preferences are known.

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