Evalyn Greb, LCSW will discuss how to properly assess your situation for you and your loved one as it is and help you understand how to prepare for the future care of your loved one. Learn about the importance of having a plan in place in order to avoid crisis situations.
If you ask someone if they are prepared for a life transition or loss, they generally say they dont want to think about it, or they lean in and say, “I think so.” There is so much that goes into getting someone prepared and when you do the work, afterwards you will have the feeling […]
Do you find that now that you are a caregiver, you just don’t have enough time, energy, strength, or have health problems of your own? Learn how home care services can help and let you be the best caregiver for your loved one. Find out the difference between home care and home health care, how […]
By Carol Zernial WellMed Charitable Foundation Executive Director The hospital. On the scale of caregiver heavy lifting, a hospital visit of any kind requires all hands on deck. Two weeks ago, I was meeting with hospitals who are trying to create robust programs helping family caregivers. This past week, I had two hospital visits among […]
Carol Bertsch is a practicing elder law attorney, who is well known in her field as a fierce advocate for older adults and their family caregivers. Listen as Carol discusses those important legal issues and documents with which caregivers and seniors need to be familiar.
By Carol Zernial WellMed Charitable Foundation Executive Director Family caregiving is unpaid care performed by family members and friends. It represents 90% of the long-term care in this country. In the United States, 18% of the population — or 43 million adults — care for an adult or child. Caregiving has been a mainstream part […]
By Carol Zernial WellMed Charitable Foundation Executive Director For the past 30 years, professionals who work with the elderly and with caregivers have been preparing for the aging of the baby boomers, the 74 million people who are now turning 65 at a rate of 10,000 every day. It’s time to go back to that […]
By Carol Zernial WellMed Charitable Foundation Executive Director Many of us will rely on the services of a paid caregiver at some point during our caregiving journey. These are individuals hired to come to our homes and provide light housekeeping and personal care services for our loved ones. We might hire them directly or find […]
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