Focus on... Assisted Living (67 minutes to complete)
You'll learn the behind the scenes advice from Assisted Living Executives, site visit questionnaires & comparison tools.
Outlined below is how this 4-Module online course will transform your Assisted Living Decision from stressful and worried to confident and prepared and with a community to answer your questions. While the course is designed in 4 modules, you will have access to all modules when you purchase. You'll be fully prepared for your Assisted Living Decision in 67 minutes.
I realized you may be in a situation where you need an answer quickly and being able to peruse all the modules will help you get the answers you need when you need them. You are no longer alone; you have a partner in this journey.
Focus on Assisted Living was specifically designed so you have the tools, knowledge and confidence to make the best possible decisions and life changing moves for your family as easy as possible.
Each module has several segments presented in short 20-minute or less videos that you can watch when you have the time and on nearly all devices, from your smartphone, tablet, laptop or desktop.
Module 1: Caregiver Role (This is a Bonus Module)
In this short, but powerful module you have created your care-giving or care manager role. Your life is transformed from being overwhelmed and absorbed by care giving to a Care Manager.
Now you are providing great care to your loved ones' and have time for work, achieving your goals, participating in the milestones of your kids, grandchildren and spouse's lives. You have time to spend with friends & take part in fun activities.
Many caregivers put themselves last. This bonus was created to put you, the family caregiver, first.
Build a plan to reduce your stress and workload.
The Realities of Care-giving
Learn the realities of quality care giving and the impact it has on caregivers. This will help you coordinate and communicate better with the care-giving team you create.
Learn to increase positive outcomes for caregivers with comprehensive tools. You'll also get a home and elder care skill assessments so you can understand where your family member is struggling and other useful things like identifying tripping hazards in the home or living quarters.
Module 2: Affording Assisted Living
In this module you will quickly and easily know what your loved ones' can afford. You are now in a position to begin identifying which Assisted Living Communities to put on your list.
Know what you need and what you can afford
We will gather the financial documents you will need so that you are prepared and know what your loved ones can afford. In case you missed other sources of money, we have a comprehensive list so you don't leave any stone uncovered.
Module 3: Transitioning to Assisted Living
In this module you create a plan to make the transition to assisted living easier for every family member.
Preparing for a significant life change
Transitioning to Assisted Living outlines how to lessen the impact of a life changing move for your loved one.
Selling the family home and downsizing can be emotional not only for your loved one, but for every member of the family. Preparing for this change and taking a few important steps helps everyone adjust.
Module 4: Assisted Living Communities
This is a comprehensive module, you'll know the Assisted Living Communities available, how & where to identify those that are appropriate for your family and you are confident & prepared for site visits. You are armed with the tools & knowledge to make the best decision for your situation.
Know what communities are available and how to choose
Assisted Living Communities outlines the type of assisted living communities available, how to identify the communities in your area and important things to know before doing a site visit.
A virtual walk-through helps you understand all the questions to ask on your site visit. What to look for, best times to visit, and site visit questionnaire and comparison tool. You'll find that communities are not an apples to apples comparison.
When you join the My Elder Care Journey Community, each program you purchase comes with free updates. As the course grows, we incorporate people's questions & answers you can have access to all those updates as part of your membership.