Caring For Your Elderly Loved One Family Caregiver Training

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

B. Guardianship

C. Finding legal services - What is Elder Law?