What Matters to Me Workbook

My favorite topic! If you have been reading these newsletters, then you know that the subject that I return to over and over again (and again and again) is the health care proxy and the importance of advance care planning.  If you are ever in a situation where you are unable to make your own...
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Useful Info During COVID (v. 5)

Hello Friends! I hope you have been enjoying / avoiding / surviving this heat, depending on your predisposition to such weather.  We live in a proper New England house with not enough storage and no A/C (just window units), so I have definitely been missing the luxurious central air conditioning in my office lately!  But...
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Paying Your Caregiver Under the Table

Hiring a caregiver is an expense, no question about it.  Some families are lucky enough to be able to find the perfect caregiver among their circle of close family and friends.  When finding a caregiver on their own rather than through an agency, lots of families prefer to pay the caregiver under the table...
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How Not to Sign Documents for Your Parents

Very often, adult children find themselves in the position of signing documents on behalf of their parents.  This could take the form of signing a parent into a hospital or nursing home, signing a Medicare notice, signing the lease at an assisted living, etc. When signing documents for a parent, do not sign just your...
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Elder Care Workshop Series at Norwell Public Library

Getting older? Taking care of someone who is? Come to this series to learn some helpful tips from local Elder Services professionals.   Wednesday, March 15: “Learn to Speak Alzheimereze” Discover tips to work with a person who is changing before your eyes and to learn to speak 'Alzheimereze.' Presented by Alzheimer’s coach Beverly Moore. Wednesday, March 29:  “Hospital to Home” Understand...
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