Caregivers, whether they are health care professionals, family members, or friends and volunteers, are the backbone of the limited and extended care system in the United States. They serve the most vulnerable members of society. Assuring adequate care for an aging population carries substantial personal financial and large-scale economic implications and is one focus of NAIFA’s Limited and Extended Care Planning Center.
The COVID-19 pandemic creates extraordinary difficulties for caregivers and the caregiving community. NAIFA has compiled these COVID-19-related resources specifically designed for caregivers on the frontlines of the current crisis.
The role of a caregiver is changing during COVID-19. What are some of the ways we can all better prepare to handle that?