Tag Archive | caregiver

Caregiving or Enabling?

Caregiving or Enabling?

Is it possible that helping a loved one might actual be helping them maintain an unsafe living situation?

My Journey As a Caregiver … in 3 Parts

My Journey As a Caregiver … in 3 Parts

The three major phases of my caregiving journey included fighting to be the caregiver, learning what that job means, and the weight of that responsibility.

How Much $$ Could a Flu Shot Save You?

How Much $$ Could a Flu Shot Save You?

Have you considered how much NOT getting an annual flu shot costs you and your loved ones?

20 Things to NOT Say to a Person with Dementia

20 Things to NOT Say to a Person with Dementia

A easy-to-read guide with insight into my top ten recommended no-nos.

Why a Trust Was Beneficial to This Caregiver

Why a Trust Was Beneficial to This Caregiver

Why a Durable Power of Attorney, Healthcare Directives, and a Trust where the 3 most important documents to this caregiver.

Caregivers’ Circle – How to organize financial, personal and medical information on behalf of an aging relative

Caregivers’ Circle – How to organize financial, personal and medical information on behalf of an aging relative

By: Stephanie Erickson for Web Talk Radio It is very difficult to get all of the information we need to make the right decisions on behalf or with our aging relatives. How do we organize finances? Manage investments? Gather medical information? Organize personal appointments? This week’s guest, Kay Bransford, developer of MemoryBanc: Your Workbook for […]

Wells Fargo Continues to Refuse to Accept my Durable Power of Attorney

Wells Fargo Continues to Refuse to Accept my Durable Power of Attorney

Last Friday I posted Will Wells Fargo Accept Your Power of Attorney? Most people are shocked to hear that many banks will freely, but politely, decline to accept a durable power of attorney (DPOA). This is not the first financial services firm to say no. Three years ago Fidelity told me they would not accept […]