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Tag: Care Planning Public and Private Benefits

Signs That it’s Time for Assisted Living or a Skilled Nursing Facility

Deciding to move a loved one from home into a care community is never an easy task nor are the reasons for placement the same for every individual. We will discuss the physical, psychological, social and financial reasons one should consider when evaluating whether the move of a loved one is in their best interest. […]

July 16, 2019 @ 11:00 am
Overview of State of Texas Services

What services are available for older adults and caregivers through the state. Many of these services are also funded with federal funds.   Overview of State services 6.7.19

June 10, 2019 @ 12:00 pm
Legal Issues for Caregivers

I will be talking about the importance of having estate planning documents to plan for later need or incapacity. The documents commonly needed are: Wills, Statutory Durable Powers of Attorney for Finances, Medical Power of Attorney, Directive to Physicians, Declaration of Guardian in the Event of Later Incapacity or Need, HIPAA Authorization, and Appointment of […]

April 4, 2019 @ 11:00 am
Cómo encontrar recursos para adultos mayores

Únase a nosotros para aprender maneras de identificar los recursos para las personas mayores en su comunidad. Descubra los servicios disponibles en su área, tales como consejería de beneficios, asistencia legal y otros servicios disponibles para personas mayores y cuidadores de famlia. Join us to learn ways to identify resources for seniors in your community. […]

March 28, 2019 @ 1:00 pm
What Services are Available for Caregivers?

Join us for an interactive session to learn ways to identify local, state, and national resources for caregivers. Also learn how to think and act creatively to find support groups and other sources of emotional support.

February 11, 2019 @ 12:00 pm
Financial Planning for Older Adults

Learn about essential financial decisions older adults must make. What do they need to know to lower risk but have money to help them stay independent. How can family caregivers help loved ones make informed decisions?

January 28, 2019 @ 12:00 pm
The Pride of Caring: Issues for LGBT Caregivers with Dr. Elliot Montgomery Sklar and Lucy Barylak, MSW

Nationally, greater attention is being paid to the concerns facing caregivers. While many issues are the same for all adults and those who care for someone, some unique considerations arise for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) people dealing with their caregiving roles. This session will discuss some of these issues, and will provide an […]

January 15, 2019 @ 12:00 pm
Hospice Care with Dr. Heather Veeder, VITAS Healthcare

If you were in control of your last months of life, what would you want? What would you want to accomplish? Who would you want to see? When life-prolonging interventions are no longer helpful or desired, hospice can offer support to meet your goals and spend your time focusing on what is important to you. […]

September 27, 2018 @ 10:00 am
Living Alone with Dementia with Mike Splaine

Likely as many as 20% of persons with Alzheimer’s and other dementia in the US live alone—over 1 million. Splaine Consulting recently held three regional conferences and learned a lot about what these persons lives are like and some solutions that are coming on line to make their lives better. With a community that assumes […]

September 5, 2018 @ 10:00 am
Untangling Dementia with Tam Cummings, PhD

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September 1, 2018 @ 7:00 am