Elder Care Navigator Webster defines “navigator” as a person who helps you get to a place or location. It is a person who helps you find your way. Customers call Choice Connections, looking for an elder care navigator, a person to help them navigate elder care. They need help with the route to take for
COVID-19 Older Adults In Their Own Home Do you have older loved ones is in their own home alone during this pandemic? Below are some things to consider: Has life changed for them due to the stay at home order? If they weren’t getting out much before and didn’t drive than they may be used
With families busy with their own lives and in many cases spread across the country, how can everyone stay connected with their parents or other senior family members in a meaningful way? In Person Visits are always the best option to truly connect with another person. At a personal meeting you can ask direct questions
We hear stories like these: Jan knew that her husband’s time was limited in how long he could do stairs and there was no way to remove that barrier with their home. There were TOO MANY of them. When he couldn’t do stairs or it was too risky, she knew placement needed to happen?
By Eunice K. Neubauer, CSA Many adult children and spouses tell me when I meet with them that their loved one won’t go to activities. Looking at the activity calendar isn’t a high need for all my clients. Often though when I talk to them later after they have found a place for mom, I
By Chris and Laurie Kemp, CSAs Choice Connections just celebrated 10 years in the Twin Cities. We have looked back at what has changed over that time. Now let’s look forward 10 years at what might change in the future. Regulation In May of 2019, Minnesota passed our first assisted living and memory care licensing
By Eunice K. Neubauer, CSA As a placement and referral advisor, I’ve worked with many caregivers who want to keep their loved one home as long as possible. Home is where the person is most comfortable, and it typically is the least expensive option. Yet, for a variety of factors, home may not be the
By Eunice K. Neubauer, CSA There are more and more senior living options being built around the metro. You would think there should be openings, right? Typically, when a new building opens, and if it is a continuum of care, independent living, assisted living and memory care being the most common, the independent living portion