Author Archives: Madison Haase

Planning For Natural Disasters: Tips For Aging Loved Ones 

With thunderstorms and hurricanes happening more this season, having a plan for natural disasters for your aging loved ones is extremely important. The hurricane season is still in full swing, so it’s important that you create a disaster plan so that you can prepare your elderly loved ones for evacuating successfully.  It is extremely important […]

5 Solutions To Keep An Aging Loved One At Home Continued. 

One way that Aging Life Professionals (also known as geriatric care managers) provide support to families is to develop care plans that incorporate customized solutions for their specific needs and wishes. Care solutions may include multiple team members, technology, community resources, and more. Even during a pandemic and competing priorities (work, children, financial constraints), it […]

5 Solutions To Keep An Aging Loved One At Home

The caregiving landscape has changed dramatically since the pandemic started in 2020. As months went by, families of loved ones living in long-term residential communities made decisions to move their elders back home.  Fast forward two years to 2022, to an unprecedented caregiver shortage, caused in large part by the impact of the pandemic. The […]

Summer Safety Tips For Your Aging Loved Ones

With the beautiful, yet hot, summer weather approaching, there are two priorities for keeping our elders safe. Avoiding the dangers of excessive heat and preventing falls. Here are some ways your elders can still safely enjoy their summer.  Keeping Cool During The Hot and Humid Days. Did you know heat exhaustion and heat stroke leading […]

3 Ways an Aging Life Care Manager Supports Aging Adults and their Loved Ones

May is National Aging Life Care Professionals Month. While the profession of Care Management is not new, this field is emerging as a valuable resource to seniors and their families/friends. A Care Manager’s role is to say that she/he first listens to the client’s life story, preferences, and desires and then helps that person to […]

Helping Our Aging Loved Ones While Visiting During The Holidays: 5 Pieces of Information To Collect And Save

The next few weeks seem to be a busy time for adult children visiting their elder relatives. Here are 5 recommendations for adult children to gather important information that may be needed in case of a future health crisis.  Medicare Card: With the Medicare Open Enrollment application period having just ended December 7th, many of […]