Am I ready for a long-term care plan?
If you decide to hire an in-home caregiver for an elderly loved one, it is important to be prepared for the interview process. Interviewing an in-home care provider is crucial to determine their compatibility with your loved one. Following you will find tips for conducting a thorough interview. Pre-Interview It is important to be prepared for your […]
Many of the elderly prefer to stay home during their aging years. Eventually, a caregiver may be needed to assist with daily tasks and basic health care. Finding a compatible caregiver is the first step. You want someone who your loved one feels safe and comfortable with. You have two options when deciding where to look […]
Elder financial exploitation is a form of elder abuse. Elder exploitation can take many forms however nearly all end with a similar result of mistreatment of the elder’s funds or assets. The signs associated with this financial exploitation are generally more subtle than that of physical or emotional abuse. Knowing the forms and signs of elder […]
Marjorie recently lost her father after years of watching his health deteriorate. Like many girls growing up, her dad was her hero and a man she felt could do everything. As the years passed she watched her dad become a frail, weak, and frightened old man, refusing to cooperate. Dad insisted that Mom could take […]