Hawaii’s ohana heritage makes caring for our loved ones at home an important part of our community. With so much to handle, we sometimes need extra help to find easier and better ways of providing care.
The Caregiver Foundation presents a new series on Family Caregiving. Led by experts in the field of caregiving, this month-long series will cover a range of caregiving topics in weekly two-hour sessions.
There is NO fee for the sessions. Registration is recommended. Please call (808) 625-3782 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to enroll.
Caregiver Boot Camp will cover 12 essential topics for new or current caregivers:
- Family Caregiving
- Community Resources
- Medications and the Older Adult
- Preventing Elder Abuse
- Hiring an Independent Caregiver
- Long-Distance Caregiving
- Medicare and Medicaid
- Financing Long-Term Care
- Legal Issues in Caregiving
- Understanding Home Care Agency Options
- Choosing Assisted Living Facilities
- Deciding on a Nursing Home
Note: Curriculum changes may be made to best suit the attending parties.