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Managing the Personal Details for Exceptional Care
Navigating programs and resources within the elder care system is not always easy, especially when stereotypes, assumptions, and even the language we use about older adults and aging can fuel misunderstandings and conflicts between seniors and their family members. Learn the best way to approach these important discussions and what it really means to “look your age.”
It might sound funny, but Halloween and aging have things in common. You go through so many changes it can sometimes feel like you’re wearing a mask of your old self, and it’s easy to be scared of the unknown. But just like there are plenty of ways to celebrate Halloween, there are plenty of ways to go about aging. Learn how in this month’s post!
Compassionate care visits are unique opportunities for visitors to provide comfort, support, and/or assistance during this pandemic to seniors whose well-being is suffering or at risk, or who is dying. Find out if your senior qualifies for these visits and how Long Term Liaisons can help facilitate them.
Lori Beth, an Aging Life Care Manager at Long Term Liaisons, continues to reflect on the past few months of this COVID-19 pandemic, sharing the value of good partnerships and trusted relationships during a pandemic.
Lori Beth, an Aging Life Care Manager at Long Term Liaisons, reflects on the past few months of this COVID-19 pandemic, sharing the benefits she’s seen of senior living during this unprecedented time.
As a member of the Aging Life Care Association, Long Term Liaisons takes pride in the care and comfort we can give families during this trying time. Learn some of the benefits we provide, the questions we can answer, and the information you need.
Often families reach out to us because they are frustrated with how to “force” a family member, typically an elderly loved one, into accepting more care. This can be quite a dilemma in that an adult child might have Power of Attorney for his or her elderly parent, but from a health care perspective, this is not a carte blanche avenue to force care on the elderly loved one.
The Mayo Clinic describes Major Depressive Disorder as the persistent feeling of sadness and loss of interest. This mood disorder affects how you physically feel, think, and behave.
It is great in theory to invite all of the relatives to your house for a family gathering; however, if you are planning to host your aging loved one, consider these points to ensure that the visit is comfortable and enjoyable for you both.
Press Release October 2019 Women’s Business Month