Based on clients requests and feedback, I have also created a Caregiving Journey Binder. This is a physical compilation of information that can stay with the care receiver. I allows a caregiver to stay organized with their loved-one's important medical, financial, and legal information and documents. It also contains space for emergency information, daily routines and food and activity preferences. This binder will provide easy access to frequently needed information for the caregiver or for anyone stepping in to provide care.
Living independently and want to stay that way. But they are well aware of challenges and know that their daughters need to know their wishes should a crisis occur.
Kathy and Frank are completing Your Caregiving Journey Binder to make sure that they remain in control of their choices.
I cared for my father in my home for nine years prior to his death this past July.
I know that caregiving can be overwhelming and frustrating as well as joyous and satisfying.
My experience as a CPA and an estate planning attorney helped me in my caregiving journey by giving me a base of knowledge and skills to apply to my own caregiving journey.
But I still had a lot to learn and learning to be organized was one of my lessons. I have created a Your Caregiving Journey Binder that should help you to not only organize information you probably use every day, but also look to what information and decisions will be needed in the future.