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Caregiver Information | Tue, Nov 26, 2019 @ 11:21 AM

How To Become A Medicare Authorized Representative

Posted by Medicare Made Clear

Helping a Loved One with Medicare? Become Their Authorized Representative

Caregivers may have to jump through a few hoops when helping loved ones with Medicare – for a very good reason.

Caregiver Information | Tue, Jul 30, 2019 @ 11:45 AM

What’s the Difference Between a Skilled Nursing Facility and a Nursing Home?

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On the surface, a skilled nursing facility and a nursing home may look very similar. Some care facilities actually operate as both, with a separate floor or section of a building devoted to each.

Caregiver Information | Tue, Dec 18, 2018 @ 08:00 AM

How to Spot Signs of Decline in an Aging Loved One

Posted by Medicare Made Clear

Signs of decline in an aging loved one can be easy to miss. Changes may be subtle and come on gradually. And sometimes it’s hard to see what we don’t want to see.

Caregiver Information, Medicare Coverage & Costs | Tue, Oct 31, 2017 @ 09:00 AM

Medicare Basics for Caregivers

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Taking care of a loved one on Medicare with a chronic illness, disability or frailty is not an easy job. Yet more than 90 million Americans do it every day, according to the Caregiver Action Network.

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Caregiver Information, Medicare Tips & Resources | Tue, Aug 08, 2017 @ 09:00 AM

How to Stay in Your Home as You Get Older

Posted by Medicare Made Clear

There’s no place like home, especially as we get older. Some 87 percent of people over the age of 65 want to remain in their own homes and communities as they age, according to AARP.1

senior woman and daughter visiting with medical nurse
Caregiver Information | Tue, Aug 01, 2017 @ 09:00 AM

Tips and Resources for New Caregivers

Posted by Medicare Made Clear

Are you a caregiver to a loved one? If you are, you are one of over 65 million caregivers that care for an adult child, parent or older family member. Caregiving can be a tough job. It can be rewarding, too.

Caregiver Information | Tue, Dec 20, 2016 @ 09:00 AM

Medicare Allows Nursing Home Residents Time Away with Family

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With the holidays in full swing, many nursing home residents would like to be at home with their families but fear losing Medicare coverage if they leave for even a short amount of time.

Caregiver Information | Tue, Dec 13, 2016 @ 09:00 AM

Are Your Elderly Parents Showing Signs of Self-Neglect?

Posted by Medicare Made Clear

If you’re like a lot of people, you’ll be spending the holidays with your elderly parents or other family members. This is an ideal time to find out if they’re taking good care of themselves or if they’re beginning to show signs of self-neglect.

Caregiver Information | Tue, Sep 20, 2016 @ 09:00 AM

Helping Someone with Medicare Decisions? We Can Make It a Little Easier

Posted by Medicare Made Clear

By John Schall, CEO, Caregiver Action Network