April 20, 2012
You're so excited that your senior loved one is about to be discharged from the hospital and have seen in his or her eyes that he or she can't wait to be home and in familiar surroundings. But as the family caregiver are you prepared for the many tasks that you might face as your senior recovers?
From creating a plan of care, to learning about medications and what insurance does and doesn't cover, to making sure you have the medical supplies and equipment necessary there are many things you can do even before your loved one returns home from the hospital. Making sure the home is safely prepared for his or her arrival and having the proper foods in the refrigerator and cupboards are also vital to ensuring recovery and preventing readmission. 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.
Managing the Stress of a Family Caregiver — Family Caregiver Webinar - View Recorded Webinar
How to Balance Work and At Home Care — Family Caregiver Webinar - View Recorded Webinar
Multi-Generational Living — FamilyCaregiver Webinar - Prerecorded Webinar coming soon, check here.
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