Caregiving can be isolating. That's why caregiver support groups are so helpful. They break the isolation and connect you with like-minded people. If you live in the Gainesville area, there's a caregiver support group happening next week on Tuesday, May 9. This group meets on the second Tuesday of each month from 6:00 p.m. to 7:15 p.m. at the Gardens of Gainesville, 3315 Thompson Bridge Road, Gainesville, GA. Appetizers and wine are served and the event is open to the public
What happens when a daughter disagrees with her father's decisions to medicate her mother, an Alzheimer's patient, with anti-psychotics? This poignant article from www.myalzheimersstory.com does a good job of explaining how the daughter found her way through the conflict and learned to make some sense of it all.
Caring for a loved one with Alzheimer's disease can be a long and lonely journey. In this CBS special report, Dr. Jennifer Ashton discusses the health risks for caregivers of persons with Alzheimer's disease.
If an elderly loved one can no longer live at home, what are the options? Elder Care Coordinator Bre Simmons explains residential options, including the difference between independent living, assisted living, and memory care facilities. View more educational videos on the Kimbrough Law YouTube Channel.
JoAnn shares her story about the importance of having advance care planning discussions, sharing your wishes with loved ones, and completing a Health Care Proxy. If you're putting off telling your family about what kind of care you want if you are unable to communicate your wishes, this video may motivate you to start talking.
This coming Sunday, April 16, is National Healthcare Decisions Day. Sunday marks the start of NHDD Week, which lasts through April 22. We hope that you will take this time to discuss and document your healthcare wishes. We all need to be prepared in the event of a health crisis, and having the talk is easier than most people think, but many of us need a little inspiration or a reminder to do it. Our hope is that this message and the existence of National Healthcare Decisions
The FCC has warned that if you receive a call with this question, do not respond. Disconnect the call immediately. If you say "yes," your response is recorded and later used as a voice signature to make charges to your credit card or bank accounts via the telephone. According to the complaints the FCC has received, the callers may impersonate familiar companies or organizations to get you to answer and talk. If you have already received a call like this, make sure you check y
Attorney Kim Kimbrough talks about elder law, Life Care Planning, and how the practice of both helps older adults and their families manage the challenges created by aging, chronic illness, and disability. View more educational videos on the Kimbrough Law YouTube Channel.
Think elder care doesn't affect the workplace? You would be wrong. This episode of Getting Ready takes on the topic of elder care overload and how employers can respond to the challenges it creates in the workplace. Logan Booker, Gayla Zee, Kim Kimbrough, Pam Parks, and Kismet Adams pause for a photo before the recording of this episode of Getting Ready, which aired on Sunday, April 2, 2017. Getting Ready airs Sundays at 8 am on Chuck 103.7 FM.
Learn more about advance care planning and end-of-life decision-making with these videos and resources. As you read, keep in mind that when it comes to your own advance care planning, the decisions you document today will help your loved ones avoid having to guess what you want. That's the best gift you can ever give.
Videos Have you confronted the elephant in the room? Attorney Bayli Fields talks about the two most important reasons to have a will. Elder Care Coordinator E