Getting Your Paperwork in Order

Power To Organize

Description:
It’s natural to avoid discussions on needs for help, particularly as one grows older or experiences changes in health. Most people don’t think about getting their paperwork in order until an emergency arises. Identify strategies to gather key information so you can effectively advocate for an elderly parent or yourself when unexpected change occurs. Be better prepared to communicate with healthcare providers and members of your support team.

Objectives:
• Identify strategies to support efficient and easy access to health, financial, and legal information
• Understand how to create a personal health record
• Identify legal information and documents to support informed decisions for care and treatment
• Identify strategies to manage monthly finances

Audience:
Family caregivers and persons interested in developing a proactive life-plan

Duration:
30 min - 1 hour based on venue and time availability