This program will address the warning signs of driving impairment in aging adults, suggest evaluation strategies, present transportation alternatives, and present scenarios for discussing driving with our parents.
This program will help adult-children understand that hospitalizations/re-hospitalizations, exacerbation of medical conditions, or declining medical conditions could be related to missed medications, medication errors, and medication non-compliance, most of which can be prevented. This program offers specific and practical tips that can be implemented by adult-children to keep their parents safely in the home and in the community.
This ACAP program will help participants become aware of local resources and services and the important role that community programs, clubs and leisure service organizations serve in helping their loved ones remain socially engaged, while also clarifying the relationship between loneliness/social isolation and health and how to identify signs and symptoms of loneliness and social isolation.
Learning about the psychological and developmental aspects of aging can help us open a new window on our understanding of aging - enabling us to appreciate and communicate more effectively with aging family members and enabling us to be better caregivers for them - and for ourselves. This program will provide adult-child caregivers with a framework for understanding aging as a psychological and developmental process along with strategies for enhancing our relationships and experiences with the aging process and our aging parents.
This program will help adult children prepare for and hold conversations with their aging parents about legal and financial issues, driving, and independent living so that adult children and their aging parents feel more confident that estate planning, financial decisions, driving decisions, and independent living issues are being comprehensively and effectively addressed.
Whenever possible, knowing where to go and whom to contact in the community before there is a crisis is essential in helping adult-children and other family caregivers feel more informed and less stressed. This introductory program will help participants to become more knowledgeable about the full array of services and resources available in the local community for people who are aging and to help caregivers wherever they are in their caregiving journey.
This ACAP program is aimed at helping participants become aware of sources of funding to help offset medical and long-term care expenses, including private individual/family resources, long-term care insurance, federal and state programs, VA benefits, life insurance policies, reverse mortgages, and other vehicles for realizing needed funds. Please note: While ACAP programs offer valuable information, it is important to consult with one’s financial advisor, attorney, or other appropriate professional before making any financial decisions.