Those who are responsible for the care of a senior loved one have a plethora of instructional materials at their fingertips today. Unprecedented access to knowledge online is helping to revolutionize the practice of care giving for aging citizens. A primary format of this new era in knowledge sharing is the webinar. Often free, hosted by reputable organizations such as Home Care Assistance located in West Bloomfield, and featuring expert presenters, webinars should be in the tool kit for every caregiver seeking to perfect their practice. Policies, programs, treatments and more regarding care giving for senior citizens can be difficult subjects for anyone to grasp. Here are a few organizations offering webinars that can help cut through the confusion.
Home Care Assistance
Home Care Assistance is a premium provider of 24/7 in-home senior care, only employing the most experienced and devoted caregivers. Our goal is to enhance a senior’s quality of life and overall well-being while promoting independence and dignity. Home Care Assistance also strives to educated caregivers and family members alike on the best care methods.
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National Council On Aging
NCOA offers a series of webinars geared towards strengthening our social safety net for senior citizens. These webinars are devoted to informing advocates about ways of pushing for policy reforms at the state level. Caregivers who wish to play a more active political role will find the lessons to be invaluable. The webinars also help the general public understand how government policies impact aging. The next webinar is taking place on Nov. 13 on how seniors can use their Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits. Visit ncoa.org for more information.
Society Of Certified Senior Advisers
SCSA has a comprehensive approach to understanding and addressing issues concerning senior citizens and their caregivers. SCSA’s website (csa.us) features the latest webinars produced for family and professional senior caregivers alike, and it also hosts an archive of past presentations. From lessons for end-of-life care to understanding Veteran health benefits for senior citizens, SCSA is a treasure trove of knowledge.
National Senior Citizens Law Center
NSCLC has put together a wonderful collection of webinars which offer in depth lessons on public policies and programs pertaining to aging. Medicare, Medicaid, state-by-state assisted living programs and much more are covered by knowledgeable NSCLC’s presenters. There next free webinar taking place on Nov. 24th will be covering MediConnect enrollment. Visit nsclc.org to register.
Family caregivers should have peace of mind knowing the plethora of resources that are available to them for free online. However, it’s always important to make sure that sources are credible, trustworthy and experienced. If you’re interested in learning more about quality in-home senior care from some of the top and trusted senior caregivers located in West Bloomfield, Michigan, call Home Care Assistance at 248.283.0835. We would be more than happy to answer any of your questions either on the phone or during a free in-home consultation.