#1 Are you going to see Mom and Dad over the holidays?
Check around the house. Circumstances can change, especially if you haven’t seen your parents for a while.
#2 Do family/close friend have directions for what needs to be done if you can’t speak for yourself? What if your aging parents can’t speak for themselves?
- Set up your PIN (Personal Information Notebook) for an Emergency.
- Discuss and fill out a Health Care Directive! (One of the Easiest things NOT to do)
#3 Do you live alone? Do your adult children live far away?
Find a Geriatric Care Manager who can provide resources and support when you need it.
#4 Are you already caregiving or soon to step into a caregiver role as an adult child or spouse?
This article is just for you. Download the free PDF: ‘Five Mistakes Caregivers Make (and how to keep from making them)’
Find more ‘bite-sized’ nuggets in the Senior Care Organizer, a hands-on caregiving and resource Guide, made to order for you as you set up a plan for yourself, spouse, aging parents or other senior family members or friends.
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Best wishes to you for a blessed Christmas or Hannukah.