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Organizing for a loved one

Organizing for a loved one

by STEPHANIE ERICKSON
Contributor

It is very difficult to get all of the information we need to make the right decisions on behalf or with our aging relatives.

How do we organize finances? Manage investments? Gather medical information? Organize personal appointments? This week’s guest, Kay Bransford, developer of MemoryBanc: Your Workbook for Organizing Life offers her personal experience and how this led to the development of a simple method to keep track of all necessary information. She and I discuss all of the essential financial, legal household and personal information that should be collected and organized to assist you in helping another.

Caregivers struggle with knowing what to do when individuals with Dementia present with challenging behaviors and symptoms. There is an APP available that offers step by step interventions to manage a variety of symptoms such as incontinence, bathing challenges, repetitive discussions and aggressiveness. Learn more about Dementia Caregiver Solutions.

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