Long-Distance Caregiving: Determining Priorities

Amanda Denny

Posted by Amanda Denny on January 23, 2020

It’s estimated that about 34 million Americans are caregivers for an older parent; of that number, 15% live one or more hours away from the person for whom they’re providing oversight. And according to a 2004 MetLife study, nearly one-third of adults providing care at a distance are helping someone with Alzheimer’s disease or dementia. This is part one of a three-part blog post series aimed at providing information and resources for those caring for an aging parent from a distance.

Topics: Dementia Home Care, Best Practice Approach, Long-distance Caregiving