FSL's Empowering Family Caregivers
According to AARP, 58% of family caregivers are currently employed, balancing work with their caregiving role. Further, it has been estimated that U.S. businesses lose up to $33.6 billion per year in lost productivity from full-time caregiving employees. These losses could be due to employees’ need to provide transportation to medical appointments, make arrangements for care or communicate with health professionals.
Our Empowering Family Caregivers Educational Series is for you!
Below are the topics that we currently offer:
Caring for the Caregiver
Each year, 61.6 million Americans provide care to a loved one. These family caregivers are providing an honorable service which can cause an incredible amount of stress. In this session, you will receive tips for stress relief, recognizing and addressing caregiver burnout and creating a support system!
87% of Americans report that they want to grow older in their own home. In this session, you will receive information about how to make your home safe using adaptive aids, medical equipment and accessibility modifications. Additionally, our expert will discuss practical tips for providing hands-on care.
How to Plan for Care
33% of Americans age 40 and over have not prepared financially for their future healthcare needs. Many people expect Medicare to cover these costs, but Medicare does not pay for long-term care. In this session, you will learn about options for paying for the healthcare needs of yourself and your loved ones.
Avoid Scams, Fraud, & Abuse
Adults over 65 are 35 times more likely to have lost money on a financial scam than people in their 40’s, according to research from the Stanford Center on Longevity and the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority’s Investor Education Foundation. In this session, you will learn how to prevent this from happening to their loved ones.