Planning for Your Care or the Care of a Loved One

Power To Plan Ahead

Description:
Balancing responsibilities at work and home can be challenging when you care for an elderly parent or someone with a chronic illness or disability. Learn about options for supportive home care with strategies for communicating with family members and identifying needs for help and safety.

Objectives:
• Identify resources and supportive care options for an aging parent or adult with a physical disability or chronic illness.
• Develop strategies for assessing needs and communicating with loved ones regarding future care.
• Develop knowledge and skills in creating a flexible care-giving plan.
• Identify communication strategies to engage family, friends, and/or others in the caregiving journey.

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

Duration:
1 – 1.5 hours based on venue and time availability