For the first time since AARP began publishing the Scorecard in 2011, more than half of Medicaid long-term care dollars nationwide for older adults and people with physical disabilities went to home- and community-based services instead of nursing homes and other institutions.
AARP National Caregiving Expert Amy Goyer will spend time with AARP Wyoming members during a TeleTown Hall scheduled for 4 p.m. on Wednesday, May 18. For this talk she will focus in specifically on the financial strain that Caregivers often find themselves under and equip them with resources and advice on how to balance taking care of yourself and your finances while caring for your loved one.
Few things can impact a loved one’s road to recovery like an unexpected infection. On July 9 at 1 p.m. Mountain Time and 9 a.m. in Hawaii, Registered Nurse Jill Hult will offer simple and cost-effective strategies to help caregivers prevent infections before they occur.