Caregivers - The Gathering Place, An Adult Day Center

  • How Caregivers Can Get Involved In an Election

    While casting a vote on November 8 is the primary way that an American citizen can contribute to the democratic process, volunteering affords caregivers and their loved ones additional opportunities to participate in the presidential election.

  • Long Distance Caregiving

    Long distance caregiving tips for success

    If you live an hour or more away from a person who needs care, you are a long-distance caregiver. This kind of care can take many forms—from helping with money management  and arranging for in-home care to providing respite care for a primary caregiver and planning for emergencies.

    Long-distance caregiving presents unique challenges. If you find yourself in the long-distance caregiving role, here is a summary of things to keep in mind.

  • Long Term Care

    What Is Long-Term Care?

    Long-term care involves a variety of services designed to meet a person's health or personal care needs during a short or long period of time. These services help people live as independently and safely as possible when they can no longer perform everyday activities on their own.

  • Spotting Elder Abuse: Tips for Long-Distance Caregivers

    From a distance, it can be hard to assess the quality of your family member’s caregivers. Ideally, if there is a primary caregiver on the scene, he or she can keep tabs on how things are going.

  • Stepping Stones to a Positive In-Home Care Experience

    As a loved one ages, the family caregiver often realizes that their home care needs are greater than anticipated or require more advanced care-giving than they are able to provide.

  • Taking Care of Yourself: Tips for Caregivers

    Tips for Caregivers

    Taking care of yourself is one of the most important things you can do as a caregiver. Make sure you’re eating healthy, being active, and taking time for yourself.