Caregiving Advocacy – Education for caregivers who may be unfamiliar with aspects of caregiving and healthcare promotes advocacy. Caregivers and those needing care often feel vulnerable to organizations or systems of which they have little knowledge. This vulnerability places caregivers, those needing care and their families at risk of receiving substandard care or of making poor decisions due to lack of information. Make sure you and your loved one receive care that’s beneficial and needed.
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Programs Offered by Caregiving Experts Improve Caregiver Confidence and the Ability to Manage Daily Challenges and Care Needs
Caregiving support programs offered by caregiving advocates and experts are valuable and deliver results. Improved confidence in the ability to manage daily challenges and care needs occurs. Lower stress and anxiety result. Freedom from feeling that caregivers and care receivers run from one cr...Free Family Library - Click Here to Read
The Patient Experience and Patient Education In this video, Pamela D. Wilson, caregiving expert talks about the challenge of health care providers avoiding uncomfortable discussions. The burden is on adults and caregivers to learn to ask the right questions. While no one wants "bad news," the...Free Family Library - Click Here to Watch
Advocating for an aging loved one is a learned skill. Family caregivers have a responsibility to an aging parent or loved one to be proactive about care needs. If you are the medical or financial power of attorney you have a legal responsibility to act. This legal responsibility to act sometime...Free Family Library - Click Here to Read
I recently received a telephone call from the housekeeper of an elderly woman named Shirley who was concerned that her client was alone and had serious health concerns. She called, frantic because Shirley was starving herself. The housekeeper reported that Shirley told her that she wanted to ...Free Family Library - Click Here to Read
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By Pamela D Wilson MS, BS/BA, CSA, NCGHow many of you, when young, vied for the attention of your parents? How many of you today, feel that your parents have “favorites” among their children. These early differences between children and perceptions of parental favorites carry on in later ...Family Membership Library Click Here
Many adults I work with complain about the quantity of medications their physicians prescribe. Admittedly, many take five to ten different medications on any given day. Many previously healthy individuals now diagnosed with a chronic disease requiring medications say they do not want to t...Family Membership Library Click Here