Planning Ahead for Caregiving
Adult Enrichment / Career, Technology & Finance -
Caregiving for an older adult touches the vast majority of us in some way, which is why it is so important to be prepared. Lack of preparation can have a negative impact on so many aspects of our lives, including mental and physical health, loss of social connections, and reduced or lost income. This class will provide you with a better understanding of the aging experience and how to initiate a conversation about it. Learn to develop an effective action plan tailored to the older person’s needs; find out about a wide range of resources and services available in the community for older adults and caregivers; and gain caregiver coping skills.
Julie A Norstrand
Julie Norstrand, Ph.D., has worked with older adults and families in hospitals and community settings. Her clinical, academic and research expertise, spanning over 15 years, has given her an in-depth knowledge of the constraints on the family when the older adult starts to require assistance in order to stay safely in their own home.