- Help Them, Make the Most of Their Visit
- Avoid the swooping Sibling
- Tasks that they can do from home without traveling
- Set up a family meeting
- Facilitate a family meeting
- Keep the family meeting on the present aging parent problem not the past
A family-related trigger for placement is the lack of consistent, stable services. When the elderly parent needs increased home care and dependable paid caregivers cannot be found, the family may be left feeling overburdened and over the edge.
Finally, there is another circumstance that results in the family’s decision to relocate the older person: caregiver burnout. Over Christmas or Hanukakh a long distance care provider, making care arrangements, flying long distances on a regular basis to supervise care, covering shifts if they live nearby, and receiving call after call at night are all experiences that may lead directly to caregiver burnout. Like a proverbial sandwich, the family members are situated between meeting their personal and family needs and attending to the care needs of their elderly parents.
In both of these cases the perfect solution is you a geriatric care manager who can find stable home care and make sure it stay stable. As experts in aging you can also really relieve caregiver burn out by supervising the entire care situation, making sure shifts are covered, guiding the care so the long-distance or local care providers. Using your aging life or geriatric care management services they are not are not getting crisis calls and you are the representative for the family if an emergency occurs, so they don’t have to rush out in their nightgown with acid reflux or fly on pricy last minute flights to be in the hospital with an ER admission. Find out more in the you tube below