By Rose Hoban Last summer when legislators passed their budget for the present year, one item that was designated for a major cut was..
Long Term Care
Now that the sequester cuts are starting to take effect, health care and social service providers are waiting for the other shoe to drop...
Last month, owners of two adult care home abandoned their facilities. The incident reveals weaknesses in North Carolina’s ability to..
By Rose Hoban Last week, the N.C. House of Representatives fast-tracked a bill fixing problems with group home funding through their..
As lawmakers work on a fix to the problem of funding for group homes, owners and operators of adult care homes throughout the state are..
In order for caregivers to care for others, they must first take care of themselves. Respite care, or breaks from caregiving, helps many..
This list is by no means exhaustive, nor does it represent every county in the state. If you have any suggestions to add to the list, let..
When caregivers no longer recognize their loved ones, how do they cope? Some cry through the frustrations, or laugh at the little things..
Sharing the news and the specifics of one’s disease with friends and family can be difficult and uncomfortable, but receiving emotional..