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Caregiving for the Elderly and Others In Need

Many Americans today are in need of extra care during their everyday life. This caregiving is often done in the context of the client’s residence, since a hospital of course has staff on hand and so will a senior center. Meanwhile, such clients such as the elderly, a dementia patient, or someone who just got out of the hospital after intensive surgery and care may need some 24 hour care. This care can be provided both by medical assistants and by the client’s friends and family, whoever is willing and able to provide 24 hour care. This care may encompass all sorts of activities, ranging from running errands to meal planning and meal preparation to caring for the client’s pets or home garden. Hourly care is also possible, along with getting regular medications at home. Caregivers who are running errand are doing a big favor for someone in need. Running errands may include picking up prescription drugs, for e Continue reading