Resources

Questions that come up and resources

Before Diagnosis

  • Signs to look for: 10 warning signs
  • What questions to ask your PCP
  • When to get an initial diagnosis
  • What does the initial diagnosis mean?
  • What is “mild cognitive impairment”

Dementia Diagnosis

  • From whom?
  • Memory Testing
  • MRI’s
  • Strategy for the care

Aging at Home

  • Services Needed
  • Medical Products
  • Emergency Response Products
  • Elder Care Manager
  • Home organizational needs

How to get organized

  • Creating a file system
  • Asking the right questions
  • Financial organization
  • Documents needed: POA; DNR; Health Care Proxy

Transitions

  • Moving

Senior Housing

  • Independent Living
  • Assisted Living
  • Memory care Living

Legal, Financial and Insurance

  • Long term Healthcare Insurance
    • When to buy
    • How to use
    • How to activate a claim
    • Private Pay: what that means
    • Wills/Eldercare Attorney Needs and Financial Advisor

Falls

  • Emergency and Hospital Visits
  • When to go and why
  • Rehab
    • Medical Coverage

Daycare Programs

  • When needed
  • How to find

End of Life and After Death Issues

  • Hospice
  • Funeral Services
  • VA: services available
  • Probate Court

Working with CareGivers-WellBeing

We offer personalized consulting and group services to help you navigate very complicated waters:

Caregiver Consulting

What is needed so that
Caregiver can survive the
Caregiving job

Organizational Consulting

Home organization
guidance for before and
after the diagnosis

Presentations

Speeches and webinars
available for a diverse
variety of audiences

Why Choose CareGivers-WellBeing

CareGivers-WellBeing is a personalized consulting practice which works with those taking care of dementia patients. There are three pillars to our services which include the whole illness, whole person, and whole family. We work with you to navigate these very complicated waters.

Contact

Although based in metrowest Boston, Ellie consults with caregivers across the U.S., both in-person and virtually.

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