Matthew Gallardo, Author at McKnight's Long Term Care News
Matthew Gallardo

Matthew Gallardo

Most recent articles by Matthew Gallardo

Matthew Gallardo

Caregiver absenteeism and its economic burden

“There are only four kinds of people in the world: those who have been caregivers, those who are currently caregivers, those who will be caregivers, and those who will need caregivers.” – Former First Lady Rosalynn Carter The Family Caregiver Alliance® defines a caregiver as, “an unpaid individual (for example, a spouse, partner, family member, friend,…

Matthew Gallardo

Future care: The caregiver gap epidemic

The future of healthcare and health insurance gets top billing from mass media as the primary crisis we need to contend with and resolve, especially in the U.S. But there is another epidemic looming that will affect the health and welfare of anyone in need of care in the next several decades.

Matthew Gallardo

Adult Day Services: A hidden gem

Being a caregiver is a selfless and rewarding act, yet it can be very daunting as well. Many times the best care comes from a recharged and supported caregiver who has formed an expanded care network. Therefore, it’s important for families to create a strong caregiver circle to make caregiving more manageable and sustainable. Caregiving resources…

Matthew Gallardo

Curiosity never gets old

From birth, man’s thirst for understanding, knowledge and education never ceases. As we age and mature we begin to understand that education and learning is a privilege as well as a necessity

Matthew Gallardo

Non-profit nursing homes offer advantages

Knowing the right questions to ask and the right characteristics to look for are vital for potential residents and family to making a better and more informed choice. Potential customers, however, may not consider whether a facility is for-profit or non-profit

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