Few companies realize the implications working caregivers have on their internal costs and their bottom line. The rewards are there for companies that provide assistance to the working caregivers.
- Children & Youth
- Community Services
- Financial, Insurance, Legal Matters
- Legislation and Advocacy
The author proposes that necessary action be taken to correct the lack of accountability and proper fiscal controls with the Medicaid system. Medicaid fraud has negatively affected the lives of Floridians living in rural and metropolitan areas.
The modernization of the Medicare program has become less appealing to elders because it limits their choices. This has led elders to become their own independent agents and less vulnerable to becoming political capital during elections.
- Caregiver Issues
- Caregivers: Experiences & Ideas
- Death and Dying
- Mental Health - Emotional - Issues
The author shares her experience in care giving, which began with her parents. She discusses her many challenges and insights as a caregiver which changed her outlook in life.
During the interview Hernandez says that she is a caregiver and she will make everything possible to help other caregivers. She explains that caregivers need guidance regarding politics and finance in order to provide the most efficient care.
Dr. Hernández describes what Consumer Directed Care is about and how it could support caregivers who are caring for loved ones at home. This is an issue caregivers need to understand in order to better advocate for themselves.