COVID-19 (also called novel coronavirus) is affecting families all around the world. Nursing homes and eldercare facilities are making calls to let families know they cannot visit. Families are caring for their aging parents in their own homes. Aging parents and grandparents are living on their own and self-quarantining.
You are not alone! Our virtual care coaching helps adult children and their parents face these care challenges. If you’re wondering what to do now, please schedule a 15-minute call to get a positive next-steps plan to support you and the seniors in your life.
What are you doing to stay mentally and emotionally healthy today? When the world outside you seems out of control, what helps you cope? If you’re still trying to figure this out, join me in brainstorming some solutions.
This morning my state’s stay at home order goes into effect. But also, this morning I hear the birds chirping and the sun shining. Both things are true in my life today. I choose to focus on the birds and other signs of spring occurring naturally in my world.
Social distancing may separate us physically, but it doesn’t keep us from making life sustaining connections. During this time of national and global upheaval and fear it’s important to seek connection with community whatever that means to you.
The nursing facility caring for your loved one just called to tell you that visitors aren’t allowed at this time. You’ve heard on the news that long term care facilities in your area are taking this precaution but you didn’t expect to receive “the call.” You wonder what is happening with your loved one and what you should do at this time.
When your loved one resides in a nursing facility, working positively together with their healthcare team improves your loved one’s health and well-being.
Both you and your loved one are affected daily by our world’s healthcare crisis. Whether you are alone together in your home or your loved one is quarantined in a nursing facility each new day brings stress into your lives. Both caring from a distance or providing hands-on care presents unique opportunities to ease stress and create positive moments.
Please enjoy our blogs where we will share tips and thoughts on how to create a plan to provide the best care and life possible to your aging parents. Our elder care specialists know how to recognize dementia, Alzheimer’s or other medical conditions and will help you plan for the right care.
Use these three simple steps to make it easier on yourself and get the information you need about their health.
Caring for an aging loved one keeps you constantly on guard and searching for solutions to changing care needs. Just when things are going smoothly, you get a call informing you of a fall or a hospitalization and your world changes yet again. Who can you turn to for trusted advice to address this new challenge?