Caring For Your Elderly Loved One Family Caregiver Training Support 6-week topic timeline
February 9 - Week One: Starting with a Plan A. Starting the conversation B. Components of a solid plan C. Sharing resources - best practices when using resources
February 16 - Week Two: Home Care
A. Explanation of home care & home health care differences
B. Paying for home care
C. Choosing a home care and/or home health care company
D. What is geriatric care management?
February 23 - Week Three: Housing & Transportation
A. Remaining at home
B. Senior living options explained
C. Driving - is it a reasonably safe option?
D. Transportation services
March 2 - Week Four: Healthcare & Insurance
A. Finding the right physician
B. Office visits vs. Home visits
C. Planning for the physician visit
D. Hospitalization & Discharge Planning
E. Understanding the types of insurances
March 9 - Week Five: Legal Issues
A. Important legal documents
C. Finding legal services - What is Elder Law?