Planning & Prevention Category
Planning and Prevention – Just as we don’t expect to age, we don’t plan to age. Unexpected events occur to our parents, to us the unexpected event results in an immediate need for action. What happens when parents live thousands of miles away? What happens when we’re single and have no one we can rely on to help us when we need care? Preventative measures related to our health and planning relating to our care offer the best opportunity for us to remain independent. How many of us will plan? How many of us will become an unexpected event and a care responsibility for a family member or loved one?
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Managing geriatric health and using care management is beneficial to the care of aging parents, spouses, and loved ones. Care managers who specialize in caring for older adults are a specialty in the field of geriatric health. Care management expertise is priceless when the family is not availa...Free Family Library - Click Here to Read
By Pamela D Wilson CSA, CG, MS, BS/BA Avoiding nursing home placement and remaining in the family home is the desire of many older adults. Many older adults have lived in their homes for 20, 30, or more years and cannot imagine moving. However, many older adults have not planned appropriately,...Free Family Library - Click Here to Read
Our feet are two of the most important body parts we have. They carry us wherever we want to go, yet many of us give them the least amount of attention, especially when we become older. Only when feet hurt or prevent us from walking easily do we give them proper attention. As we age our fl...Free Family Library - Click Here to Read
Most parents don’t want to burden their children when it comes to the provision of care in their later years if they were responsible for the care of their parents. Other parents expect their children to care for them personally and financially. The only way to balance these expectation...Free Family Library - Click Here to Read
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Family caregivers ask the question, “how to take care of parents?” Being a family caregiver is like being an innocent victim in a Stephen King horror film. You know something unexpected is about to happen, but you don’t know what it is or how you will react. How to take care of parents ta...Family Membership Library Click Here
Part of retirement is the goal of avoiding health declines. It is said that "when you slow down, you die," Avoiding health declines after retirement can be like having another job. The job is to remain physically and mentally active and to remain as independent as possible. Most older adults ...Family Membership Library Click Here
The news during the past decade has illustrated challenges not experienced in years: unemployment, the loss of health care benefits, bank failures, the mortgage crises resulting in and families losing their homes and companies going out of business. Whether or not you agree with the political s...Family Membership Library Click Here
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