Gathering the information and documents you need to care for another person takes some organization and resources. There can be many questions that come about regarding these legal concerns:
Today, many families are no longer living in the same city or town near each other. Children often go off to larger cities to find good jobs and relatives can live elsewhere. Once a parent or relative develops a cognitive impairment, has a stroke or develops dementia, managing their health care needs can be daunting for family members or relatives living farther away. Also, you may want to plan for your future and get that information organized before an impairment occurs. If you have a parent, spouse, relative or individual who can no longer manage their medical care, how do you go about organizing their medical information?
It is difficult when a person is faced with a decision to have someone help them with their finances. Given so much fraud today, how do you protect a person needing care? Managing their day-to-day financial needs and helping them ease their financial fears is a challenge.
There are many questions that arise when considering another person’s financial matters.
A caregiver provides help to another person in need. The person receiving care may be an adult - a parent or a spouse - or a child with a mental or physical disability. Some caregivers are family members, but others are paid to provide that service. The day-to-day responsibilities may include:
Caregiving is hard, often times leaving caregivers feeling stressed and overwhelmed. They are "on call" 24 hours a day, 7 days a week and often times continuing for years. If you're providing care for someone with mental problems like Alzheimer's disease it can be especially difficult.
Organize and make decisions now for you or a loved one for your life care planning that promotes peace of mind for caregivers and others. Make decisions in key areas including financial, medical, legal, residential and other important services. Call for a complimentary consultation
Obtaining information or looking for continuing education as a caregiver is an important as a caregiver. Guest speaking, lunch and learns or customized workshops are available. Here are some possible topics:
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