It is not too unusual for a child to try to cover the cost of a parent’s nursing home stay by taking out a home equity loan against the parent’s house. Wise move or not?
Look at the end of this article for some great tips on how to attend to the above maintenance tasks, and more. There are some really helpful hints there that can save time and money – and help you protect the investment you’ve made in your home – which is, of course, also the real estate you invested your hard earned dollars in.
Another thing you must consider. The accepted ratio of staff to patients is as follows. Day shift – one CNA (Certified Nursing Assistant) to ten residents. Evening shift – one CNA to fifteen residents. Night shift – one CNA to twenty-five patients. At eight o-clock in the evening, Mom needs help. So do fourteen other residents. Or at 11:30, Mom has to use the bathroom. Twenty four other residents might be needing help also.
A. Side note on the video: If you don’t sound professional, please let someone else do the video for you, do not do voiceover work if you don’t know what that means. Want a good example? Go to www.youtube.com and type in home health aide or elder care. Look at some of the WORST videos that have ever been put together on the subject. Get a good laugh. While you are there, note that there are some really well done videos. Take a lesson from those who have done a professional job.
Daily, dull, nagging, aching muscle pain can often be relieved with some gentle stretching exercises. You do not need to learn anatomy, buy expensive gym equipment, or take time off work.
If at all possible, stop by at meal time. Lunch is usually the biggest meal of the day. If the food looks good, ask if you can buy a lunch. This way you are able to determine the quality. If the facility is really interested in marketing, they will probably offer it for free. At the most, it will be no more then $5.00. A worth while investment.
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