New Jersey Home Health Care Stories
Sally lives three states and about six hours away from her elderly parents, who remain in the New Jersey home she and her brother grew up in. This is much closer than her brother, who lives with his family halfway across the country. As long distance caregivers traveling to New Jersey, they recently found themselves in a predicament when their 80-something parents suffered health scares at about the same time. Their mother was in the hospital recovering from a mild heart attack, when her father fell at home and broke his shoulder.
Once the commotion over the situation subsided, while both parents were still in rehab, Sally had some decisions to make. She flew home for a week to see her parents and sort out her options which, as she saw, included the following: