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Eldercare

Dealing with the challenges of eldercare can be complicated and overwhelming for all involved. Below are some links to some helpful eldercare resources. Please contact the Employee Assistance Program at 866-724-4327 if you need further assistance in managing eldercare issues.


EAP Eldercare Feature

 

EAP – Eldercare & Caregivers virtual Support Group (10 Part Series)

Every first Wednesday of the month, (March 2, 2022 – December 7, 2022)
Drop-in any time after 4:00 pm

Register here

This ten session, online series is designed as a “drop-in” group to foster a safe and supportive venue for MGB employees. Participants can share concerns, discuss self-care and resources, and hear from professional speakers about managing the unique challenges of caring for aging loved ones. This group will be run via Zoom.

Presented and moderated by Owen Wyatt, LMHC, EAP Consultant
Please note: your registration link gives you access to all ten meetings.

General Resources for Seniors
Senior Living Resources

One of the biggest challenges throughout aging, relates to finding the best housing situation to match the needs of seniors at a given time. The resources below provide information to help seniors and family members navigate this process.

General Resources


Living at Home


Home Safety & Accessibility 


Assisted Living


Long-term Care

Medicare, other Health Insurance & Social Security
Resources and Support for Family Caregivers
Geriatric Care Management Services

Care management professionals help family members and their elder relatives navigate the health care system and community agencies. These services are especially helpful when geography, schedules, knowledge base or family dynamics, do not permit family members to provide this role.

Preparing for Future Healthcare & Financial Decisions

In the event of a serious or chronic medical situation, it is helpful to have a plan in place to ensure that all of your needs and wishes are met. While this is a difficult concept for many of us to think about, this is the best way to help family, friends and medical providers assist you. Below you will find some helpful guidance.

Falls Prevention in the Elderly
Resources on Common Medical Conditions (including Alzheimer's) in the Elderly
Preventing and Responding to Elder Fraud
Elder Legal Resources
Seniors and Driving
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