Articles of Interest

Understanding your options and the services available to you is one step in making the process of caring for someone at home a little easier. Nascentia Health has compiled a listing of articles that we feel can help you with some of the concerns you might be having. You’ll find articles discussing care options, driving, finances, organization, self-care, and balancing home and work. Please visit the links below to find out more.

Care Options

– AARP and Genworth offers help for families trying to make informed decisions about long term care.  The “Care Library” provides access to useful articles, “how to” lists and checklists.

– Community Care Options

– Residential Care Options

– Making Choices About Everyday Care (for Families)

– Changing Places: Should Your Parents Move in with You?

– Finding Your Way: Choosing Long Term Care Services


– “We Need to Talk” – how to talk to your loved one about their driving ability.

Financial and Organization

– Get help with identifying benefits that could save you money and cover the costs of everyday expenses.

– Check out “free downloads” section to take you to free resources for record keeping including a daily medication and vitamin log, and a medical expenses and insurance log.

Balancing Home and Work Life

– Work & Life Balance

Managing Stress

– Caregiver Stress

– Tips for Taking Care of Yourself

Healthy Habits

– Taking Care of YOU: Self-Care for Family Caregivers

– Care for the Family Caregiver: A Place To Start

– Tips for Family Caregivers

– Caregiver Health