Our founder Angela McKnight who is an alumnus of Rising Tide Capital Community Business Academy is excited to be part of the documentary that will air on television today Saturday, August 3, 2013 at 1 pm est. on CBS. “Playing with a Purpose” presented by Barclays! The documentary will show the great work of Rising Tide Capital and we thank Rising Tide Capital for including our founder in this awesome opportunity!
Click this link to watch previous “Playing with a Purpose” documentary presented by Barclays.
This is a great opportunity and we look forward to watching the show!
Hello, I hope all is well. Thank you for taking the time to care for your Senior Loved One. Today, let’s talk about 3 Fundamental Ways to Care for Your Senior Loved One.
It is a known fact that it takes patience, effort, and time to care for an elderly; however, when you are equipped with the right tools, the care you provide will have a lasting powerful effect. Also, the benefit of equipping you with the right tools helps both you and your Senior Loved One.
Let us begin; the 3 Fundamental Ways to Care for Your Senior Loved One
When you listen, you learn how your Senior Loved One is feeling and what he or she wants.
When you listen, you discover if your Senior Loved One is having any issues.
When you listen, you will be able to take the proactive care approach rather than the reactive care approach.
2. Get Outside Help
When you seek outside help to assist you in caring for your Senior Loved One, this not only helps diminish any anguish you may have, but it also provides extra companionship to your SLO.
When you seek outside help, you learn more ways and tips about caring for your SLO.
When you seek outside help, the window of opportunity for additionally resources and support become visible.
3. Protect your Senior Loved One (SLO)
Inform your SLO why he or she should not give his or her personal information (i.e. Social Security Number, Bank Account Number etc.) to anyone until he or she speaks with you. Please have this conversation with your SLO at least once a week. (Fraud Prevention)
Inform your SLO always to let you know if someone mistreats (i.e. verbally, physically etc.) him or her. Please have this conversation with your SLO at least once a week. (Senior Abuse Prevention)
Inform your SLO always to let you know if he or she experiences any side effects from their medication. Please have this conversation with your SLO at least once a week. (Doctor’s Help)
These tools will help you care for your Senior Loved One. Go ahead and implement these 3 care fundamentals TODAY. These tools will empower you and help your Senior Loved One remain independent.
Remember, your goal for TODAY is to implement these tools NOW and then come back and give your feedback. You have nothing to lose, but so much to gain.
Please share other fundamental tools that a senior caregiver can use.
FINAL THOUGHT: The power of caring does permit us to share with others!
I just watched the below video about care tips for caring for your Senior Loved One (SLO) and I wanted to share this video with you. The duties of caring for your SLO can be daunting and rewarding at the same time. However, tips, support, the power of caring, and your higher power (whomever that maybe) will help you provide the best care for your SLO.
Please take five minutes out of your day to watch this video.
Now that you have watched this video, please take another five minutes to answer the following questions.
How is your Senior Loved One’s doctor? Does he or she help you coordinate the right care for your Senior Loved One?
What are some things you delegate while taking care of your Senior Loved One?
Are you truly sharing the duties of caring for your Senior Loved One with your family?
Do you empower your Senior Loved One to do all that he or she can do on his or her own?
How do you cope with difficult caregiving situations?
Let’s us talk about these questions. Share your thoughts.