Protect Seniors from Fraud
Caring for an older adult can be among the most fulfilling experiences for any family caregiver. So many tasks bring pleasure as you give back to someone who may have given you so much. However, even as you lovingly provide support to a senior, you may have problems managing and balancing that support with your own busy life.
The pressures of providing senior care can cause long-term health complications for the care provider. The stress of caregiving can actually build up to cause caregiver distress.
Caregiving can be a lonely experience. Use this list of resources to find a local support group.
Sometimes the responsibilities of caring for a family member can go beyond just “stressing you out,” and instead can put you at risk for developing long-term health issues. When the pressures of caregiving build up, a family caregiver can move from just being stressed to actually suffering from "distress."
More than 44 million individuals in the U.S. and Canada are family caregivers. Yet few of these family caregivers identify themselves as such. Why?
A Senior Fraud Protection Kit can help family caregivers protect seniors by informing them of the latest scams being perpetrated on older adults and offering a variety of resources and tools to help their seniors avoid becoming a victim of these scams.
Monitoring care once the senior has returned home by documenting progress and warning signs will help limit the risk of readmission. This section includes information on each condition and practical guidance relating to post-discharge care.
The following resources can help you find the best nutrition solutions to help keep your senior loved one on the path to good health.
The following links will take you to many resources to help you, the family caregiver, plan for your senior loved one's return home from the hospital.
The following links will take you to a number of resources that outline various communications scenarios that can help you and your family come together to provide and/or get the care that your senior loved one needs.
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