Legal and financial planning for Alzheimer’s disease involves three basic factors – planning for health care, planning for overseeing of finances and property, and choosing someone to make decisions on behalf of the affected person. These broad categories include a number of legal documents.
Respite care is an extremely convenient and beneficial temporary care option – it can last anywhere from a few hours to a few weeks, can be provided on a recurring or case-by-case basis, and can take place in the home or at a specialized facility, depending on the needs and preferences of the elderly and their family caregivers.
When siblings disagree for any reason about implementing home care for elderly parents, a few steps may be taken to help resolve the ongoing disputes.
Assisting Hands Fox Valley has received both the 2019 Best of Home Care – Provider of Choice and Employer of Choice Awards from Home Care Pulse.
Short-term care is as invaluable for seniors as it is for their families. Respite care, as short-term care is also known, offers an abundance of relief to family caregivers. The well-being of the senior is as important as the emotional state of the family caregiver.
Last month during its annual franchise conference in Nashville, Assisting Hands Home Care joined the fight against hunger and hosted a Hunger Project, organized by Feeding Children Everywhere. Approximately 100 Assisting Hands franchisees, national office staff and family members divided into seven teams of 16 to work in assembly-line fashion. With music booming, lentils flying and bells ringing in a sea of hairnets, the volunteers set out to package and pack 25,000 healthy meals for Middle Tennessee seniors.