If caring for your loved one has become too demanding or if it is just unsafe to leave the senior home alone for a period of time, it may be time to consider a new living arrangement.
Most seniors think that where they live is an all or nothing affair: stay at home or be sent to a nursing home. But to the contrary, there are a whole host of services and housing options available today that can fit a wide range of needs and life styles—including remaining in the family home.
A short list of resources available to help you meet your senior care needs. It includes a that guide will provide family caregivers with answers to a number of caregiving questions including: Who provides home care and what do they do? Are all home care companies the same? What questions do you ask when looking for a home care company? How much does home care cost?
Whether your senior loved one should live with you or stay in his or her own home is an emotionally charged decision. But it's important to understand both the financial and emotional impact, as well as some of the options available to you. Use this tool to help you see the financial impact of either move.
The following links will direct you to a number of articles, videos and specialized web materials to help you navigate your senior loved one’s return home from the hospital and help prevent any issues that might result in readmission.
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.
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.