Last week I shared 7 ways to find alternative transportation options for your aging parents if they are no longer driving on their own.
It's not enough to know what the alternatives are for helping your parent get around once they stop driving, it's important to actually TRY OUT the options. This is important step in helping your parents to build confidence with traveling alone, which will help them maintain their independence for as long as possible!
In this episode, I share 5 Tips For TRYING OUT Transportation Options and more about why it is so important to help your parents remain independent with transportation, even when they are no longer driving.
Driving is SO important to older adults. It helps them to stay socially connected, helps them to experience independence, it reduces risk of depression and isolation, and so much more.
But there will likely come a time in your parent’s life that they are no longer...
Driving is SO important to older adults. It helps them to stay socially connected, helps them to experience independence, it reduces risk of depression and isolation, and so much more. There are so many good reasons that older adults want to drive for as long as possible!
But there will likely come a time in your parent’s life that they are no longer able to drive. And when this happens, one of the best ways to help is to be clear on what types of transportation options are available for your aging parents so that they can remain independent and continue to live their best life!
So in today’s episode, I’ll share...
1. Public Transportation! ...
Imagine you live in DC and your aging parent lives alone in Michigan and needs support and resources. You’ve been to visit your parent a few times to help get them set up with services, but you’re finding it more and more difficult to take the time off work and leave your life in DC every month, not to mention that the cost of travel is weighing you down...
AND, when you get to Michigan you have no idea of where to start looking for the resources your aging parent needs.
On the third trip to see your parent, you think you have everything set up, only to return home to DC to discover that there are countless other needs your parent has. You’re in a bind! You can’t take any more time off of work, you have to manage your own needs in DC, and at the same time, you know that your aging parent needs your help!
This is where a Geriatric Care Manager can come in!
In this Blog/Video I am going to walk you through everything you need to know...
I'll send you weekly tips and resources for caring for your aging parents!
Because you shouldn't have to do this caregiving-thing alone!
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