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What kinds of help do family caregivers provide?

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Dr. Isaac Vielma
Family Medicine

In brief: It depends

Hired caregivers are usually hired to help with activities of daily living, like bathing, toileting, dressing, cooking and cleaning.
Some are live-in caregivers, others for certain hours in a day. They are not medical personal such as nurses. Nurses such as rn's and lvn's can be hired but usually at a substantially higher cost.

In brief: It depends

Hired caregivers are usually hired to help with activities of daily living, like bathing, toileting, dressing, cooking and cleaning.
Some are live-in caregivers, others for certain hours in a day. They are not medical personal such as nurses. Nurses such as rn's and lvn's can be hired but usually at a substantially higher cost.
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