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New to Caregiving

Content on this site indicated as helpful to those people that are new to the role of caregiving.
  • The 6 activities of daily living (ADLs) are used as important measures for determining the level of care a senior requires and their eligibility for services and financial assistance.
  • Get advice on how to discuss long-term care planning, form your care team, create a personalized organizational strategy with a printable care plan template, get real care plan examples, and find elder care professionals who can help you execute your plan.
  • Activities of Daily Living are used as an important measure to determine the level of care an individual requires. A thorough evaluation of a senior’s ability to independently perform ADLs will help determine what’s next.
  • Becoming a family caregiver can happen slowly or very suddenly, and it is often very overwhelming. Keeping a level head and following a few simple pieces of expert advice can help you start strong and persevere.
  • Seniors and their caregivers are prone to many unique legal challenges. The issues these family caregivers face highlight the importance of obtaining legal documents and having an elder law attorney on your care team.
  • Federal, state and local governments offer many programs, services and benefits for seniors and their caregivers, but few people know these resources exist or how to access them. This is your go-to guide for getting assistance.
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