Budget Shortfalls Could Undermine Care

Economic forecasts are causing many to pinch pennies and tighten belts. Federal funding, state programs and non-profit organizations have all had to reign in spending and cut expenses, and elder care assistance resources are dwindling. Even after deciding what tasks to assign to a home caregiver or which local resources to utilize to find one, […]

Caregivers Face Dilemma: Care or Divorce?

Imagine this scenario: You get married and vow ‘til death do us part, then bam, tragedy strikes. Your spouse is incapacitated and needs care 24/7. Let’s see, you could 1. Choose to honor your vows and become impoverished with mounting medical and caregiving debts or 2. Be forced to divorce the disabled spouse to get […]

New “End of Life” Support Services Section

The Support Services section of AGIS.com expanded recently to include a new End of Life section. AGIS has worked with the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization to develop information on palliative care, hospice and grief. The numerous features show you the steps to help you prepare for, and respond to, the final days of […]