This collection of documents offer a way to help assess your situation, need for care, quality of care.
How Do You Know - "How_Do_You_Know.pdf"
Aging is a normal process but how do you know when to step in with assistance. This document provides a way to get started looking for areas where a loved one may be having trouble.
When To Step In - "When_to_Step_In.pdf"
Checklist to help understand and assess when to step in as a care giver.
Home Care Questions - "HOME_CARE_Questions.pdf
This document helps to assess the type and quality of care home care providers are able to give. Questions regarding meals, who will be in the home, type of care givers, supervision, and more.
Organizing Important and Legal Documents Before a crisis arises, it’s a good idea to take time to prepare personal and financial records. Gathering vital information can be of great benefit to both parents and their adult children. Although each situation is different, the following suggestions will give you an idea of what type of information may be needed.
There is growing public demand for health care services that are available to the public in their own homes. The reasons have to do with tradition, with technology, and with cost effectiveness.
Home care is the oldest form of healthcare – and it is also the "newest."
Modern technology has developed to the point where many services that are available in the hospital can be provided at home. There is significant evidence that it is less costly than other forms of care, and that it is the most satisfying form of health care available to the American public. It is an idea whose time has come.
Evelyn Gilbert joins Senior Care of Alaska Inc as Marketing Director October 2011.
NPDA Alaska Chapter enlists Senators through SCR13 in Supporting senior caregivers as professionals and encouraging the Department of Health and Social Services to provide additional education on the effects of aging and the importance of senior caregivers.
Resources shared from the Society of Certified Senior Advisors (SCSA)
The Society of Certified Senior Advisors educates professionals to work more effectively with their senior clients. We believe that the right kind of planning, recommendations and referrals can make aging a state to be savored instead of a fate to be feared. Below are some great resources:
BASICS: Things You Should Know. Basics answers some of the most often-asked questions about Social Security, Medicare, Medicare Supplements, Medicaid, senior housing, in-home care and long-term care insurance. It doesn't cover every subject you need to know, but it covers some of the subjects you should know.
You Deserve Professional Senior Advise When you work with a professional eho has addedd the CSA designaiton to his or her credentials, you know you're working with someone who has invested time and effort in learning about the things that are important to seniors.
Aging Wisdom for Ageless Living As young people, many of us think we are smarter than our teachers, peers, and even our parents. Aging changes that. Over the years we accept both our gifts and limitations. One of the most valuable gifts is that we have gained some wisdom.
Understanding Veteran's Benefits An indispensible guide to help senior citizens and their families obtain benefits from the Department of Veterans Affairs. This user-friendly and comprehensive guide contains a wide breath of practical tips and valuable resources to save you time in navigating the maze of veterans benefits.