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Category: Long-Term Care

Are Granny Pods The Future of Elder Care?

The MedCottage is a new type of portable, small dwelling. Designed by a Virginia-based company with advice from Virginia Tech Corporate Research Center, the MedCottage is classified by Virginia state law as a temporary, family health-care structure. It is better…

Long-Distance Caregiving

Question - I live in a different city than my parents. Keeping in touch by telephone and making long trips to help my parents with their needs is very time-consuming and not nearly as effective as being available full-time in…

Adult Day Care Question

Question: I am the primary caregiver for my elderly mother. I have become aware of the daily stress and emotional and physical impact it is having on my health. What can I do to give myself a break? Hook Law…