Do all entrances to your home have outdoor lights? Are exterior walkways free from cracks and holes? Are all exterior stairs and ramps slip-resistant? Front and Back Entrances: Do all entrances to your home have outdoor lights? Are exterior walkways free from cracks and holes? Are all exterior stairs and ramps slip-resistant? Are handrails easy […]
Caring for a Loved One
The Executive Commissioner of the Texas Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC or Commission) adopts on an emergency basis in Title 26 Texas Administrative Code, Chapter 553, Licensing Standards for Assisted Living Facilities, new §553.2001, concerning an emergency rule in response to COVID-19 and requiring assisted living facility actions to mitigate and contain COVID-19.
Información médica para su ser querido: Lista del historial médico y los medicamentos du su ser querido Lista / información de contacto de todos los proveedores médicos, dentista Información de farmacia y pedidos por correo Toda la información del seguro, incluida la atención a largo plazo Documentos HIPPA firmados No resucitar orden (DNR) si estos
When you become the caregiver of an incapacitated loved one the first step is to organize all the documents. You will need medical, financial, and identification forms and cards to arrange proper care. This helpful checklist is a good place to start. Medical Information For Your Loved One: List of your loved ones medical history
Listen to one family Caregiver talk about the things he wishes he knew at the start of his mother’s illness. His biggest take away is to not let the label of caregiver define you 100 percent. Watch the video for other great tips.
How can a caregiver support group help with emotional support, insider knowledge, and friendship through the hard times? One family caregiver talks about his experience with our Senior Source Caregiver Support Group.
What keeps you motivated to be a great family caregiver? One caregiver discusses the emotions and resources that keep him going.
How do you renegotiate the relationships in your home when your mother with dementia moves in? Traditional roles often need to change as the disease progresses. Hear from one caregiver about his experience.
What is life like during a pandemic caring for a mother with dementia? Hear from one family caregiver as he discusses the joys and challenges.
One caregiver reminisces about his life before his mother’s dementia diagnosis.