| Mon, Sep 10, 2012 @ 09:00 AM

Caregiver Corner: Three New Videos to Help You Care for Your Loved Ones

Posted by Medicare Made Clear

caregiver information oepThere can be a lot to think about when you’re a caregiver. What do you need to know to help your loved one choose the right Medicare plan? How do you make sure your loved one will get the care they need at every stage of their life? It’s important for you to realize you don’t have to go it alone. There are many resources available to help caregivers like you. For example, three new videos from Medicare Made Clear.

Videos to answer a variety of questions

You may already know that Medicare Made Clear offers a series of short, easy-to-understand videos. Maybe you’ve already looked at a few to help you get answers to your Medicare questions. We’re happy to let you know about three new videos designed especially with caregivers in mind.

Help Your Loved One Choose a Medicare Plan

Choosing a Medicare plan isn’t always easy. There are a lot of things to think about. If you’re helping a loved one make this choice, we can help. This video helps you learn which questions to ask your loved one. That way, you can help make sure their plan meets their needs, their budget and their deadlines.

Get the Right Care for Your Loved One

Are you helping someone you love get the care they need? There can be many challenges to finding the right care for your loved one. That’s why a health care plan is so important. This video will help you learn more about being a part of a successful health care plan.

Care and Planning for End-of-Life

End-of-life planning is not always the most comfortable topic of conversation. But talking about it sooner rather than later can really help you and your loved one down the road. A thoughtful end-of-life plan can help reduce legal and medical stress for you and your loved one. This video helps you make sure your loved one’s wishes will be followed when the time comes.

Each video has a handy tip sheet, too. You can download these, then print them out or save them to your computer. That way, you’ll always have the most important points from the videos at hand when you need them most. You can also visit MedicareMadeClear.com whenever you want to watch the videos as many times as you need.

For more information, contact the Medicare helpline 24 hours a day, seven days a week at 1-800-MEDICARE (1-800-633-4227), TTY 1-877-486-2048. If you have questions about Medicare Made Clear call 1-877-619-5582, TTY 711, 8 a.m. – 8 p.m. local time, seven days a week.

 

 

Resources:

Help Your Loved One Choose a Medicare Plan video: Helps caregivers help their loved one choose a Medicare Plan 

Get the Right Care for Your Loved One video: Helps caregivers learn about being a part of a successful health care plan

Care and Planning for End-of-Life video: Helps caregivers with end-of-life planning for their loved one

 

 

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