Support Caring for Elderly Parents
Overwhelmed caregivers find support caring for elderly parents in this online course from caregiving expert Pamela D Wilson. Gain peace of mind with proven tips and solutions based on more than twenty years of Pamela’s professional care management and fiduciary experience.
If you are an agent under a durable medical power of attorney or are a court-appointed guardian for a parent, this course will give you the skills to know how to manage care for an elderly parent. You will gain insights and methods to manage, oversee, and coordinate care for aging parents.
If you are considering guardianship of a parent you can learn more about How to Be a Guardian for a Parent by watching a free on-demand webinar.
Caregivers quickly become exhausted from the day in day out wear and tear of caregiving responsibilities. Most caregivers think they have to do it all alone until situations become so overwhelming that caregivers doubt their ability to keep going to provide care for elderly parents.
You Don’t Have to Do This Alone
The role of caregiving negatively affects the health of caregivers. Marital and family relationships, careers, the ability to earn income, manage a career, and mental health can suffer.
Overwhelmed caregivers of all ages from seventy-year-old children caring for ninety-year-old parents to caregivers who are twenty years old beginning their adult lives can benefit from the information offered in this online caregiving course offering support caring for elderly parents.
Overwhelmed Caregivers Gain Confidence and Find Peace of Mind
This 52-hour course featuring 28 hours of webinars plus 24 hours podcasts features practical steps to help caregivers fast-forward learning about the stages of caring for eldelry parents. When caregivers don’t know what you don’t know — it’s difficult to manage care. By taking this course you will feel prepared for all of the unexpected ups and downs associated with being a caregiver.
The course is available 24/7 so that you can watch when you want. You can watch a section, skip a section or return to watch a section again.
You can be confident that you will know what to do in a wide variety of situations that include:
- Managing emotions, family relationships, and elderly parents who refuse care
- Recognize why trying to do it all places your health and well-being at risk
- Adopt realistic expectations about caring for elderly parents and loved ones
- Create strategies for managing relationships including parents who refuse care or exhibit difficult behaviors
- Identify the connection between aging and health declines
- Create an action plan to help elderly parents receive better care from the medical system
- Identify nutritional issues that result in health declines and frail elderly syndrome
- Learn the importance of understanding the consequences of health diagnosis and managing medications to maintain the health of parents
- Increase awareness of home safety issues and options to increase home safety for elderly parents
- Learn which chronic diseases have factors that increase the possibility of falls
- Identify activities to help elderly parents remain physically able and mentally sharp
- Recognize early signs of memory loss and create plans for worsening dementia or Alzheimer’s disease
- Plan for all of the costs of care related to helping elderly parents stay at home, or move to a care community that include long term care planning and estate planning
- Learn how to manage in-home care providers and other care staff
- Navigate the healthcare system including medical appointments, nursing home care, and hospitalizations
Make Time Today to Gain Support Caring for Elderly Parents
Few caregivers say that they have time to care for themselves or learn about caring for aging parents. By taking this online course you will find time for yourself through the information you learn.
You’ll also be a more caring and competent caregiver for a parent from the unique knowledge you learn in this course. Rather than allowing caregiving to negatively affect your marriage and family relationships, find support in sharing the information you learn from the course with a husband, wife, and your children.
The insights you gain from this course can be shared with family members. Rather than create a situation where your life when older mirrors the situation of your elderly parents today, learn to improve your health and plan for care in your later years through the experience of this course and caring for parents.
Pamela’s approach to educating caregivers is down to earth. You’ll receive practical tips that you can use today and in the future. You will improve your caregiving skills and all life relationships based on the information in this program. Overwhelmed caregivers will feel less stressed and able to manage all aspects of caring for elderly parents.
Learn more about this online course, Taking Care of Elderly Parents: Stay at Home and Beyond
Get Back to Loving Your Life
Being open-minded and willing to learn is the path to begin relieving caregiver stress. Rather than allowing the responsibilities of caregiving to drive your behaviors, decide today to take control of your life. There are many overwhelmed caregivers who feel the same way – exhausted, frustrated, or angry that outside circumstances are taking your life off course.
When life gets crazy it can be easy to be mentally dragged down by the needs of other people including elderly parents. Gaining support caring for elderly parents means that you can learn to create balance and set boundaries in your life. Refuse to ignore situations that drain you emotionally and physically. Learn ways to respond positively to the negative people or drama queens in your life that may be an elderly parent or family member who refuses to help but likes to criticize.
Join a Community of Support
Refuse to be in the group of overwhelmed caregivers who say “caregiving ruined my life.” Learn to understand why people do what they do. Find community and commonality with other caregivers who will applaud and inspire you. Life is short, make the most of it and find joy in caring for elderly parents.
Read answers to frequently asked questions about caregiver support. Isolation and loneliness can be a hindrance to caregivers who lack the energy to change a situation that never seems to improve. These 10 Tips for Responding Positively to Unexpected Situations can offer hope for all caregivers.
Additional Support Caring for Elderly Parents
In addition to the course Taking Care of Elderly Parents, you can join Pamela’s Confidential Online Community of Caregivers to share your experiences. You’ll also receive access to the family membership library with more helpful articles.
Take care of yourself and find support caring for elderly parents today by registering for this one of a kind online course that can change your caregiving life.
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