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    5 ways to make long-distance caregiving easier

    Posted 02/05/2019 by Fallon Health

    Caregiving presents different challenges when you’re not able to be there in person, for whatever reason, to help your loved one.

    Michelle Malkoski, RN, has tips that can make long-distance caregiving a little easier for you—and help you ensure that your loved one gets the right support.

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    Use these essential documents to formalize caregiving arrangements

    Posted 06/26/2018 by Fallon Health

    No one wants to imagine being mentally or physically unable to make health care and financial decisions independently. And many people assume that, even if it did come to pass, an informal caregiving arrangement would be enough to manage the situation.

    But in most cases you need more than that. Attorney Frederick M. Misilo Jr., an elder law specialist, recommends you use these 4 documents to plan ahead--and make a dramatic difference for you, for your loved one and for the whole family.


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