Visiting Angels Resource Library
Long-distance Caregiving

In today’s world, it is common for extended families and friends to be separated by great distances. New job opportunities force the adult children of families to move away from home. Often parents retire to resort communities to enjoy the warmer climates creating even greater distances between their loved ones. However, at some point in their lives, your parents, grandparents or a loved one will become unable to properly care for themselves. Suddenly you are faced with the challenge of long distance caregiving.

Visiting Angels is the nation’s most trusted name in long distance caregiving and coast to coast care. Every day we assist families separated by distance arrange for compassionate care of their loved ones and peace of mind.

We understand that this time is stressful for both you and your loved one. We will meet with your loved one and with our “Select your Caregiver” program arrange to introduce a qualified caregiver. We can also support you in putting together the other pieces of the long distance caregiving puzzle.

Visiting Angels of the Bay Area can provide your loved one with:

  • Assistance with daily grooming and hygiene needs
  • Assistance with bathing and showering
  • Assistance with walking and mobility
  • Preparation of nutritious meals
  • Transportation to doctor appointments
  • Assist in attending outside social events
  • Support your loved one if their general health has been declining
  • Making sure medications are taken on time
  • Assist with writing and paying bills
  • Perform light housekeeping and homemaker service
  • Joyful companionship and reduce loneliness
  • Respite care for family members
Resource Center:
Visiting Angels Brochures (pdf download)

Long Distance Caregiving

Coping w/Aging Parents

Talking to Your Loved One about Home Care

Talking w/Older Drivers When is it time to hang up the key

For additional information about Long Distance Caregiving:

NIH National Institute on Aging: Long Distance Caregiving

Met Life Mature Market Institute: Long Distance Caregiving Brochure
(pdf download)