What are some of your favorite elder care posts from this blog?
It’s Alice Kalso, here. I’m happy about passing the 300-mark with my eldercare blog. I’ve learned a lot since 2011, when I began writing about my experiences in elder care, both personal and professional.
Here are two of the readers’ favorites. Enjoy!
1. The most popular, receiving the most views:
Writing a Thank You Letter to Your Parent’s Caregiver: Here are Samples
Perhaps you want to write a thank-you letter for your aging parent’s caregiver. But you don’t know how to start. You’re not alone. I’d like a nickel for everyone who’ve found my blog by searching for “writing a thank you to my parent’s caregiver.” Just in time for Valentine’s Day, here are two samples of thank-you letters that will give you a start on formulating your own. Read more about writing a thank you letter to your parent’s caregiver here.
If your adult parent has become increasingly frail and needs a high level of care, there’s good news. For the last 20 years, nursing homes throughout the country have been replaced by cheaper and more homelike alternatives. Those are adult family homes and assisted living communities.
Do you know the differences between the two?
1. Size–An adult family home cares for as many as 6 residents and up to 10 in some states. One or two caregivers are responsible for residents during the day, and one at night. Keep reading about the difference between adult family homes and assisted living here.
Now I’d love to hear from you! What are some of your favorite posts from this blog?
Laurels Care says
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Alice Kalso says
You are very welcome. There’s a lot to learn, and I’m happy to share what I learned.
Alice Kalso says
You are very welcome!