TITLE

Caregiving preparation for faraway relatives

PUB. DATE
June 2003
SOURCE
Hudson Valley Business Journal;Jun2003 Supplement, Vol. 14 Issue 11, p19
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Presents several suggestions of caregiving preparation for faraway relatives. Knowledge about the parent's health history, medications, names of physicians and hospitals; Coverage of long-term care insurance; Availability of the financial resources to obtain home care or nursing home care. INSET: Resources for Caregiving.
ACCESSION #
10268155

 

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