While many issues are the same for 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 open forum and safe space for asking questions and discussing concerns.
Join Dr. Elliot Montgomery Sklar and Lucy Barylak, MSW as they discuss how to create an Estate Plan, which includes a Living Will, Advanced Directives, a Will, Revocable Trust, Durable Power of Attorney etc. They will also share how to create “The Folder” on your smart phone where pictures and important documents can be stored. […]
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
Join Ray Kirsch with Adult Protective Services (APS) as he discusses what APS can and cannot do. He will cover the definition of abuse, neglect and exploitation as well as how APS uses the least restrictive options to help maintain individual rights. You will learn about different ways that APS can be a great resource […]
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 […]
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?
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 […]
Lucy Barylak, MSW as “Dear Lucy”. This is an interactive session where Dear Lucy will answer questions and have a conversation with caregivers regarding the issues they face in their caregiving journey. This month she is going to discuss topics ranging from facing discrimination to helping a loved one accept the progression of dementia to […]
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 […]