Guyot, 45, a father of two young children, and his sister Samira, who lived in Detroit until recently returning to Madison, hired caregivers for their parents, Richard and Judith, who have early-stage dementia. The adult children tried to manage the paperwork necessary to bill their parents’ long-term care insurance plan.
But juggling the bills and assembling a care team became taxing. With aid from Debby Deutsch, founder and principal Patient Advocate at Patient Care Partners,
“the weights are being lifted from me,” Guyot said.