When To Call

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Are you worried about a loved one’s condition? Are you overwhelmed trying to figure out the best way to proceed? Do any of the following situations sound familiar?

  • I live far away and am worried there is no one nearby to help manage

    medical appointments or emergencies, make sure there is food in the house and bills are being paid.

  • My siblings and I all want to help, but we disagree about the steps to take to care for our parents.
  • I am concerned about an older family member driving but can’t figure out what to do.
  • There are many people working with our parents, so we need a central contact who can communicate with our family and the care providers, medical professionals, etc.
  • I have to choose an assisted living facility or a nursing home and older man with canedon’t know how to start or where to look.
  • Chronic mental illness has plagued a loved one and aging has brought new complications for their care and well-being.
  • How do I decide if my mother is safe at home? What do I do if she is not?
  • My father is suddenly living alone, and I am concerned about whether he can take care of himself.
  • A family member’s depression is interfering with sleeping, eating and interest in life.

  • Neighbors have expressed concerns about my loved one living alone.
  • An older family member needs help at home but refuses to allow it.
  • The recommendation for hospice has been made for my mother. How do I select one?
  • senior mit brille,portrtMy father is forgetting to take his medications.
  • How do I talk to my parent about their increasing forgetfulness?
  • My dad is in long-term care, but there is no one to check on him and make sure his needs are being met and he is thriving in his new environment?
  • Is there someone who can represent my family to the long-term care community?

If these questions or others have you concerned, please call us at AgeWise Advocacy & Consulting today to schedule a phone consultation or assessment 913-213-8799. We can help you navigate through these difficult situations and find answers.