How Can I Plan Ahead for Mom and Dad’s Elderly Care?

Care Managers Help Seniors And Their Families Plan for Elderly Care in San Diego CountyMarlo Sollitto over at AgingCare.com has a great new article out on the very important topic of Planning Ahead for Mom and Dad’s Elderly Care.

…Advance care planning is the process of discussing, determining and executing treatment directives – such as a Living Will, and appointing a health care proxy decision maker for care in the event that a person is not able to make medical decisions for him or herself. Advance Care planning can make a critical difference in your life, and the lives of your parents as they age, either in emergency situations or when facing end-of-life care situations…

…Help with Planning: Many different kinds of professionals can assist you in creating advance directives that help ensure that your elderly parent’s wishes will be respected. Lawyers, social workers and members of the clergy are obvious examples. Some counselors and social workers…are uniquely qualified to offer guidance at all stages of the advance care planning process

For the entire article, go to Planning Ahead for Mom and Dad’s Elderly Care

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Tim Colling

Tim Colling is the founder and President of A Servant's Heart In-Home Care, which provided in-home caregiving services in San Diego County, and also of A Servant's Heart Geriatric Care Management, which provided
professional geriatric care management services and long term care placement services in San Diego County. Tim has more than 30 years of experience in management in a variety of industries. He held a Certified Care Manager credential from the National Academy of Certified Care Managers. Tim is also a Certified Public Accountant (retired), and received his Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting from California State University at San Diego. In addition to writing blog posts here for the Servant’s Heart blog, Tim also is a regular contributor to HealthLine.com and to FamilyAffaires.com as well as blogs of other eldercare services provider companies. Finally, Tim is also the president of A Servant's Heart Web Design and Marketing, which provides home care marketing as well as website design and online marketing for those who serve the elderly and their families.

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