Maximize Your Quality of Life With These Tips
Capacity is defined as “sufficient understanding and memory to comprehend in a general way the situation in which one finds oneself and the nature, purpose and consequence of any act or transaction into which one proposes to enter.”
The cost of aging has changed. Planning for old age used to mean insuring you had enough income to live a certain lifestyle. Most retirement workshops had you define your post retirement lifestyle wish and determine how much money you would need to fulfill those dreams.
Have you noticed that your parent or elder adult in your family is acting differently lately? In some cases, changes in behavior can mean that an elder loved one suffered an Acquired Brain Injury.
Use this form to document medications for doctor’s visits and to have on hand in case of emergency.
Use this form to document assets and insurance information.
Hospital discharge orders can be confusing. Avoid rehospitalization by making sure orders are clear.
Financial Planner discusses talking with aging parents about their finances and investments.
Answers to your concerns about elders who appear to be declining into dementia.
A representative from the Alzheimer’s Association talks about dementia and changes in behavior.