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While Florida’s governor has started to ease restrictions, positive COVID-19 cases among residents or staff usually results in another lock-down. Families are frustrated and residents, especially those with dementia, are upset and don’t understand why their loved ones have ‘abandoned’ them. Here’s how a geriatric care manager can help.
Preparation is key for natural disasters, but sometimes family members have a tough time agreeing on a strategy. Care managers can help families plan and prepare, and provide expert guidance to find a unique solution that’s right for your senior.
As visiting restrictions begin lifting in nursing homes and memory care units across the country, it’s important to thoughtfully prepare for reunions so that everyone feels comfortable. The tips shared here can help you start.
Learn how you could benefit from Senior Transitions LIVE, a service that offers a way for distant family or caregivers with restricted visitation due to COVID-19 to see their aging loved one via FaceTime.
If your aging parent in a memory care unit or nursing home has claimed they, “want to go home,” it’s important to learn what your loved one is really asking for and what “home” represents to find a good solution.
When it became clear that in-home care wasn’t meeting Louise’s needs, her sons were still hesitant to take the next step and place her in a memory care unit. Learn how Senior Transitions helped them find a solution everyone was comfortable with, before it was too late.
MaryFlo became concerned about her mother’s driving and safety, but wasn’t sure how to start the conversation. Discussing issues that put your aging parent’s independence at risk can be difficult, but a geriatric care manager can help.
As a member of the Aging Life Care Association, Senior Transitions takes pride in the care and comfort we can give families during this trying time. Learn some of the benefits we provide, the questions we can answer, and the information you need.
Peggy made a promise to her mother she would never put her in a nursing home. That was before her mother was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s and care around the clock became necessary. Learn how Senior Transitions helped Peggy make the best decision for her family.
Ellen was struggling with the decision to move her mother, Jill, from her apartment in an assisted living facility to a memory care unit. As a case manager who’s helped hundreds of families through the years, I understood Ellen’s mixed emotions and the guilt she was feeling about moving her mother. We worked together to find a solution that ensured both her mother’s safety and quality of life.
We serve the Big Bend area of Florida, including Tallahassee, located in Leon County, along with Wakulla, Jefferson and Gadsden counties in a 50 mile radius.