Stories: A Year-long Goodbye: Caregiver17

Every Sunday, Ellen organizes over 20 medications for the upcoming week that are administered every 2 to 3 hours. Frances' Medicare covers many of the medical expenses, but Ellen still pays an average of $1000 in out-of-pocket expenses each month to pay for the aides and necessities such as baby wipes and her mother's favorite food, potato chips.

Every Sunday, Ellen organizes over 20 medications for the upcoming week that are administered every 2 to 3 hours. Frances' Medicare covers many of the medical expenses, but Ellen still pays an average of $1000 in out-of-pocket expenses each month to pay for the aides and necessities such as baby wipes and her mother's favorite food, potato chips.