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The Family Guide to Senior Care Options for Long-Distance Caregivers
For adult children of aging parents, the task of ensuring that all the care your parents might need is difficult. It is even more difficult when you live in another city or state. This guide helps you find options that improve the quality of care for aging parents, especially when you are a long-distance caregiver.
What is Long-Distance Caregiving?
Generally, the National Institute on Aging  defines a long-distance caregiver as someone who must travel for an hour or more to provide care.