Mobility equipment users are more independent these days than ever. They still do need help with certain tasks and you might be surprised who is giving them that help. Here’s a statistic that may surprise you – almost half of all caregivers to family members or friends who are elderly,...

  As of May 2011, the Veterans Administration provides additional support for eligible post-9/11 veterans who receive care in a home setting from a primary caregiver, plus financial help to caregivers and respite and benefits payments. The stipends pay a monthly average of $1,600. Caregiver Website Caring for anyone with...

  Five tips will make a caregiver’s duties flow a little smoother: Learning about the condition, having the right equipment, seeking out support groups, accepting help when it is offered and patience, patience, patience. 1. Knowledge is power: When a loved one needs around-the-clock care, learn everything about their condition,...