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"Heidi Garvis is smart, informed, compassionate and exceptionally experienced. I highly recommend her services to anyone facing the tough decisions and long learning curve of finding a good place for elderly parents. What I learned from Heidi was invaluable. I highly recommend Heidi Garvis and her partner." Gail F.

Dementia and Caregiving Strategies:  Saturday, November 5, 2016  10:00 am – 11:30 am

 Providence Presbyterian Church 9109 Little River Turnpike Fairfax, VA  22031

For more info and to register, please email heidi@caringconsiderations.com or call 571-437-9396.

 Contact heidi@caringconsiderations.com to schedule a seminar on one of the topics below:

Seminar Title: Aging in Place Strategies (1 hour)

Determine what will help you remain in control and be independent as an older adult or a caregiver! Plan for the future or find solutions to your current situation.

  • What are the only 3 options you have for housing and care when you need it?
  • Senior housing options
  • Villages, Co-Housing, Shared homes, other community services
  • Creating a safe and accessible home environment.
  • Learning about the types of home care available.
  • What do I need to know when selecting home care?
  • How much does home care cost?

 

Seminar Title: Senior Housing and Care Options (1 hour)

During this discussion, Senior Housing and Care Consultant, Heidi L. Garvis will be presenting options for housing and care.  Perhaps you are a caregiver and need to know more or perhaps you are an older adult who has delayed making a plan. This presentation will help.

  • What are the only 3 options you have for housing and care in your later years?
  • How do I know I am making the best choice for me?
  • What is a CCRC?
  • What is the difference between levels and types of care such as Assisted Living, Memory Care and Skilled Nursing?
  • How much does senior living and care cost?
  • How can I develop a short term and long term strategy and plan?

Seminar Title: Aging Life Care Planning: Guide to Senior Housing, Aging in Place, Care Options (1.5 hours)

 

Determine what will help you remain in control and be independent! Plan for the future or find solutions to your current situation.

  • What are the only 3 options you have for housing and care when you need it?
  • Senior housing options, associated costs
  • Community services
  • Creating a safe and accessible home environment.
  • Learning about home care, associated costs.
  • How can I develop a short term and long term strategy and make the plan that best fits me?

 

Seminar Title: What You Should Know if Your Parents Are Over 70 (1 hour only)

How should I handle it when my parent(s) don’t want to talk about aging?

What happens when you worry about dementia and the safety of aging parents?

My Mother’s home is not safe or near me but she doesn’t want to move.  What can I do?

My siblings and I do not agree on what should happen with Mom.  How can we reach a consensus?

  • What are the only 3 options you have for housing and care?
  • Senior housing options, associated costs
  • Community and Entitlement services
  • Creating a safe and accessible home environment.
  • Learning about home care, associated costs.
  • Tips for getting a sibling consensus.