OPTIONS FOR SENIORS WHO WANT TO REMAIN AT HOME
by Drew Davis
FENDER-BENDERS, FALLS AND CAT FOOD IN THE OVEN: WARNING SIGNS SENIORS NEED ASSISTANCE AND WHAT YOU CAN DO TO HELP THEM.
Most seniors want to remain in their home as long as possible. But what do you do when you learn reduced capabilities mean someone is no longer self-sufficient? This interactive discussion will give anyone who advises seniors a variety of options they can suggest to their senior clients – or relatives – to help them live safely at home. We will discuss:
• Warning signs that help is needed
• Various types of assistance available, including home modifications, community resources, various types of in-home help and the pros and cons of each
• Laws affecting hiring in-home caregivers
• Tips on how to choose or combine options
• Examples of seniors who have used the options presented
Thursday, November 20, 2014
Time: 8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.
(Please arrive by 7:45a.m. for coffee and pastries)
PDM, LLP (Piazza, Donnelly & Marlette)
3460 Torrance Blvd., Suite 200
Torrance, CA 90503
For SBEPC Members Only
Drew Davis is President of Davis In-Home Care, Inc., a South Bay company providing in-home caregivers. Through helping his mother care for a step-father with dementia and cancer, and later caring for his mother with Alzheimer’s, Drew has experienced the options discussed from both the family perspective and as a care provider for clients who need help. Drew received an MBA from USC’s Marshall School of Business and a BA from Loyola Marymount University.