Facing a severe shortage of aides and high costs, people trying to keep aging loved ones at home often cobble together a patchwork of family and friends to help.
Finding an aide to help an older person stay at home safely takes work. Here’s a guide.
The United States has no coherent system of long-term care, leading many to struggle to stay independent or rely on a patchwork of solutions.
The financial and emotional toll of providing and paying for long-term care is wreaking havoc on the lives of millions of Americans. Read about how a few families are navigating the challenges, in their own words.