January 11, 2018
Elderly Man on Bench

032 – Care Planning – A Guided Tour to Elder Care

032 – Care Planning – A Guided Tour to Elder Care A care plan is like a road map to the elder care process.  Working with the care planner to help implement the care plan is like taking a guided tour to elder care. Everyone involved will have a better […]
January 10, 2018
People working on documents

031 – Paid Care Planning vs. Free Care Planning – Watch Out for Bias

031 – Paid Care Planning vs. Free Care Planning – Watch Out for Bias A care planner you hire is charged with looking out for your loved one’s best interest at all times.  Their care plan should always be geared to meet your loved one’s goals and get them the […]
January 10, 2018
Piggy Bank

035 – Getting Advice About Protecting Money From Long Term Care Costs

035 – Getting Advice About Protecting Money From Long Term Care Costs People need to be really careful where they get advice about protecting their elderly loved one’s money from the cost of long term care.  This episode will talk about that issue and warn you about the possibility of […]
January 9, 2018
Confused Woman

030 – What is a Care Plan?

030 – What is a Care Plan? Today’s episode answers the question – what is a care plan?  The answer is it is a written plan of care based on the needs and the goals of an elderly individual.  Two people with the same exact medical issue and the same prognosis […]
January 8, 2018
Man on Bench

029 – Care Planning Overview

029 – Care Planning Overview Care planning is the process of planning the care for your elderly loved one.  It is the way you get ahead of their issues.  I believe this is the more important part of caring for an elderly loved one – it helps them obtain the […]
January 5, 2018
People working on documents

028 – Naming Friends and Distant Relatives as Decision Makers

028 – Naming Friends and Distant Relatives as Decision Makers When someone wants a friend or distant relative to serve as their decision maker it is even more important they create documents appointing that person.  If they don’t have decision making documents like powers of attorney and living wills in […]