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Home Care Ratings: Our Rating System

Our Home Care Rating System My Caring Plan gathers from sources across the web to give you home care ratings across the nation. My Caring Plan’s goal is to have one place you can go to find all the information you need to find the best home or care for your loved one. Start your search. […]

Nursing Home Ratings: Our Rating System

Our Nursing Home Rating System My Caring Plan gathers from sources across the web to give you nursing home ratings across the nation. My Caring Plan’s goal is to have one place you can go to find all the information you need to find the best care for your loved one. Start your search. Our Nursing […]

Assisted Living: A General Overview

Who Should Move into Assisted Living? Assisted living is for more independent seniors. These are seniors who can generally take care of themselves with a helping hand here or there. If one of the following descriptions fits your loved one, assisted living might be a good fit for them. Your loved one has a hard […]

Understanding Trust Beneficiaries

This article has been reviewed by a practicing attorney in 2020 This content is not intended to be a substitute for professional legal advice. Always seek the advice of an attorney or another qualified legal professional with any questions you may have regarding your situation. Trusts are common estate planning instruments used to manage and […]

GPS Trackers for the Elderly

GPS trackers are a great tool for ensuring an elderly loved one’s security. This is often one of the major challenges of being a caregiver. Knowing that those we care for are safe and secure is extremely important. This is where GPS trackers come in handy. As a caregiver, you might fear that your senior […]

The Best Alarm Clocks for the Hearing Impaired

Alarm clocks are designed to wake you up with a loud noise. But this design ignores a serious issue: we need alarm clocks for the hearing impaired. What about those who can’t even hear normal sounds? What is the best alarm clock for the deaf? What’s the best alarm clock for those who are hard […]

The Lowdown on Independent Living

Independent living comes in many shapes and sizes. It’s the umbrella term for senior housing designed for those who are still mobile and active. Seniors who choose independent living don’t require custodial or nursing services but benefit from the convenience of certain amenities and activities. It’s also a great community network for seniors to make […]

Respite Care: An Overview​

Caregiving can be overwhelming at times. That’s why taking a break is essential for recharging your batteries. Respite care (also called short break care) is a way for caregivers to get temporary care for their loved ones. Getting this “me time” of respite care can renew the caregiving relationship and prevent the negative effects of […]

All About Adult Day Care: Community and Costs

Adult day care is a fairly new concept for caregivers. The basic idea is to provide a secure place where seniors can enjoy social activities during the day and nursing care as needed. It’s a hybrid model of eldercare that prioritizes community. At the same time, seniors get help with common custodial tasks such as […]

Lady Bird Deeds: A Complete Overview

This article has been reviewed by a practicing attorney in 2020 This content is not intended to be a substitute for professional legal advice. Always seek the advice of an attorney or another qualified legal professional with any questions you may have regarding your situation. A deed is a legal document that is signed and […]

Transfer on Death Deeds: A Complete Overview

Deciding how you want your assets and estate distributed on your death can be an emotional task.  Analyzing the legal mechanisms to accomplish this task can be overwhelming and exhausting.  You want to be sure your assets will be distributed in accordance with your final wishes, but you also do not want to burden your […]

Memory Care: An Overview

Taking care of a loved one with Alzheimer’s or dementia can be difficult. You may be worried about their physical and emotional well-being alone at home. You may also struggle to keep your family member safe from wandering and agitation. As you consider care for a loved one with dementia, memory care is an excellent option. […]