Carolyn Legg, MS, CSA, CMC
Money Management often becomes a need as someone either loses a spouse or it becomes too complex to continue a task, such as paying bills and balancing a bank statement. Our MONEY MANAGEMENT PROGRAM offers a solution for families. We have an experienced professional who has provided this service to others for years. See under "Senior Resources 4U" how we could be of help in reducing the stress .
Work/Employee Responsibilities: About 2/3 of employees are caregivers and 15% care for an elder.
Benefits employees wanted most:
- Caregiving referral services
- Paid time off
- Flexible work hours
Benefis of least interest:
- Unpaid leave
- Caregiving classes
- Voluntary cuts in hours
Geriatric Care Managers/Consultants can be of great benefit.
"Aging parents have become a crisis in numerous households in caring for their loved one. Family caregivers are stressed in not knowing resources available. Working caregivers have a job at risk having to research on the job or take off to take care of a loved one. We can help. Call 214-718-1286
- ALCA Press Release
“With a spotlight shining on the caregiving challenges faced by families, more attention is being paid to the impact our aging population has on our communities and resources,” says ALCA President Amy O’Rourke, MPH, NHA, CMC. “Aging Life Care Professionals are responding to the needs of families and helping adults plan for and face age-related challenges.”
OUR 4 PILLARS OF SERVICE
Geriatric Care Management 4U assists seniors and their families in navigating the complex maze of healthcare and life issues many will face. A Geriatric Care Manager, also known as an "Aging Life Care Professional", can help reduce stress, worry, hours of research, and time off from work. Plans are tailored for you and your family, evolving with your life needs. As a Geriatric Care Manger we: assess, plan, monitor, problem solve, and will advocate in a variety of ways. We can be your eyes and ears in your loved one's life.
Senior Housing Choices 4U assists in finding for you or a place for mom or dad when living at home becomes unsafe or too difficult. We do the footwork and research 4U. You will not receive multiple emails and phone calls from numerous communities in the area. We review independent, assisted living, and memory care communities. We meet with you, do the research and come back giving you 2-3 choices that meet your health, financial, and area needs. We do not give out personal information to communities, which helps eliminate some stress in your life, avoiding multiple emails and phone calls from marketers.
Daily Money Management 4U provides a variety of needs for seniors and families. We have also included Veteran Aid and Attendance benefits for veterans or spouses who may qualify for a benefit in helping with caregiving at home or assisting in paying for a community.
Compassionate Caregivers 4U is licensed in the state of Texas for "Personal Assistance Services." Services include, but not limited to, meal preparation, medication reminders, light housekeeping, laundry, transportation, and companionship. We can be the eyes and ears for families in caring for a loved one.
“Rise in the presence of the aged, show respect for the elderly.” Leviticus 19:32