Does Medicare Pay for Respite Care?

There’s a lot of confusion over what Medicare does and doesn’t pay for, though there are boundaries such as the line between extended hospital stays and long-term care. There are also many myths and misconceptions about services like respite care. What is...

Respite Care: What It Is & How It Works

Respite care is temporary care of a sick, elderly, or disabled person, which provides relief (breaks) for their primary caregiver or family. Whether it is for an hour, a few days, or several weeks, families can arrange for respite care whenever works best for them. If...

Common Signs You Should Consider Respite Care

The staff at Cherished Hands Home Health understands that as our loved one’s age, we want to be there for them to perform daily tasks they can no longer manage. But caregiving can soon become a full-time job, which can compromise your own health. Your senior...