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Doctor Visit Worksheet
Doctor visits can be confusing for older adults. Take this doctor visit worksheet to an appointment so you can write down questions, answers, and what you need to do next.
Doctor Visit Worksheet (PDF)
Senior Emergency Wallet Card
Keep emergency information quickly available wherever your loved one goes. Information such as emergency contacts, medical data and a medical conditions list are easily available with this wallet card.
Emergency Wallet Card (PDF)
Explore these pages to learn more about:
Allergies and Conditions
Your loved ones and any emergency workers who may assist your senior in a medical crisis should be aware of allergies or conditions that a senior is suffering from, including:
- Seasonal Allergies
- Heart Problems
- Macular Degeneration
Medications and Dosages
Tracking medications is one of the most important exercises that a family caregiver can do to help keep an older adult safe from medication accidents. This worksheet is a valuable resource to keep all of a senior’s medications and dosages up-to-date.
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It’s important that a family caregiver has easy access to the medical and business professionals that manage their senior’s affairs in the event of an emergency. List on the worksheet all of those individuals with whom your senior does business.
Tommorow: MEDICATIONS AND DOSAGES
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
Contact Person Ruth Hamlin
Company Name Powerful Tools for Caregivers a program of
Executive Services Corps
Do you help take care of an older family member or friend? If so, you are not alone. Over 50 million family caregivers in America provide a vast array of emotional, financial, nursing, social, homemaking and other services on a daily or on an intermittent basis.
Powerful Tools for Caregivers is an educational series designed to provide tools you need to take care of yourself. If you take good care of yourself, you will be better prepared to take good care of your loved one. As a participant you will learn how to: reduce stress, improve self confidence, better communicate your feelings, balance your life,increase ability to make tough decisions and locate helpful resources.
Two new sessions of Powerful Tools for Caregivers classes will begin in Omaha in July. Classes consist of six, 2 Y2 hour sessions held once a week. Two experienced leaders conduct each class. Interactive lessons,discussions and brainstorming help you take the “tools” you choose and put them
into action for your life.
Sessions are scheduled every Monday from 9:00 to 11:30 am July 11th through August 15th at Fountainview Retirement Community 5710 SOUTH 108th ST, Omaha and every Thursday from 9:00 to 11:30 am July14 to August 18th at Medidguard 4760 South 135 1 St, Omaha.
The next evening session will begin on Wednesday, August 17 through August 21from 5:30-8:30pm at Resurrection Lutheran Church 152 South McKenna,Gretna.
There is no charge to attend the Powerful Tools for Caregivers classes. Reserve your space early; class size is limited to 15 participants. To register or for more information about the classes call Ruth Hamlin at 402-650-7132 or Pat
Billings at 402-306-6055 or email email@example.com.