Your aging mother finally agreed to allow some help in her home so you set out on the task of finding the right person.
As you do your homework, you realize that home care is expensive and finding the right person or agency is not as simple as you thought. You begin to wonder if home care is the right intervention at all! This week on Caregivers’ Circle, Ryan McEniff, with Minute Women Home Care, discusses the pro’s and con’s of using home care. He also offers some tips of how to introduce this service to your loved one. For more information, visit the Ultimate Private Home Care Guide.
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Stephanie Erickson is a clinical social worker with over 20 years of experience as a geriatric social worker. Her primary area of practice focuses on…
Stephanie Erickson is a clinical social worker with over 20 years of experience as a geriatric social worker. Her primary area of practice focuses on Dementia and decision-making capacity. She works with seniors living autonomously, in care facilities, in acute care at the hospital, and who are living with family. Stephanie also provides training and consultation to families, the Alzheimer’s Society, community groups, financial and legal institutions and at professional conferences. She hosts her own weekly podcast called Caregivers’ Circle. She founded Erickson Resource Group which offers holistic services to seniors and their families. Check out her free guide to initiating conversations with aging relatives.