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Mark & Michele
The need to support workers who provide unpaid care for a family member is a growing reality for employers (large and small). As the population grows older and life expectancies increase, the need will grow significantly for the next ten to twenty years.
As many as one in six full-time or part-time employees care for an elderly or disabled family member, according to a fairly recent Gallop poll.
The role of family caregivers involves everything from arranging or coordinating, services/support, to navigating the complex health care system, to performing actual care in the home — all while balancing workplace demands and responsibilities.
Employers can help families save time and reduce stress – while improving workplace productivity, employee morale and loyalty – by connecting their employees with elder care resources through access to knowledgeable specialists and appropriate providers for family care services.
Call today to arrange a free, workplace educational presentation on senior care services and resources in Tampa Bay. Or, simply fill in and submit the form below. We will get back to you quickly to see how we can help.
Are you a veteran or a surviving spouse of a Veteran?
There may be VA benefits available which you have not researched or you may have been denied in the past and your situation has changed. These benefits can help you pay for long-term care.
Qualifying Service Dates:
WWII 12.7.41 to 12.31.46
Korea 6.27.50 to 1.31.55
Vietnam I 2.28.61 to 8.4.64 (in country)
Vietnam II 8.5.64 to 5.7.75
Mideast Conflicts 8.20.90 to date
Call our colleagues at the Center for Elder Veterans Rights directly for a no-risk interview concerning eligibility … 800-394-1250
The Center for Elder Veterans Rights, PC is the independent law office of attorney Kristen Vanderkooi. CFEVR is solely focused on assisting elderly and disabled Veterans and their Families to access disability entitlements administered under Title 38 of the United States Code.
We do not practice in any other field of law, be it elder, civil or criminal. Our sole area of practice is administrative representation before the Department of Veterans Affairs.
Clients engage our services for two reasons: they want to know before a health care buying decision is made if (under Title 38 regulations) they qualify for VA disability benefits and if eligibility does apparently exist, assistance of a VA-accredited legal professional is preparing and prosecuting an effective benefit claim before the VA.
Our initial consultation is without fee or obligation. To obtain more information or ask specific questions pertaining to VA benefits or potential eligibility, call us at (615) 226-8600 or (800) 394-1250.
The Center for Elder Veterans Rights, PC / 718 Thompson Lane / Suite 108-235 / Nashville, Tennessee 37204
One of the best ways we can honor our country’s forefathers this Presidents’ Day, is to be available on Monday to help with your senior loved one’s housing needs.
As with the men who founded our great country, we should always honor and salute those that founded our families, and gave so much to attend to our upbringing.
As always, we will be available Monday to help answer your senior housing questions.
In addition to our services, our local, Tampa/St. Pete-area network of trusted, associated professionals can assist with elder law issues (wills, advanced directives and power of attorney), coordination of veterans benefits, financial planning, down-sizing and moving – to name a few.
Give us a call, or drop us a line. We will be happy to help.
God Bless America, and our seniors, too!
“May you be blessed
With the spirit of the season, which is peace,
The gladness of the season, which is hope,
And the heart of the season, which is love.”
We are truly dedicated to helping our clients, old and new, regardless of the time of day – or time of year. During these joyous (and sometimes stressful) holidays, know that we are here to help with guidance and assistance, as needed. Happy Holidays!
This Saturday, October 8th, 2016, from 9a – 2p, Michele will be providing SHINE consultations at Grace Lutheran Church’s Health Fair!
When faced with daunting life challenges, know there are resources available to help face those obstacles.
Locally, and throughout Florida, SHINE volunteers can help with all questions related to health insurance/Medicare and Area Agency on Aging can help with a great many other issues facing seniors.
Florida’s Department of Elder Affairs has a great site with resources to help plan for emergency situations like hurricanes and flooding, to name just two. You can find it here, or click on the link: http://elderaffairs.state.fl.us/doea/disaster.php.
“The Department’s Emergency Coordinating Officer coordinates with the Florida Division of Emergency Management on emergency preparedness issues and post-disaster response. The Department ensures that the Area Agencies on Aging and local service providers have all-hazards Disaster and Continuity of Operations Plans to be implemented during a threat of imminent disaster.
Your safety in a disaster depends heavily on your own actions, and developing a survival plan is the first and most important step.“
The sections on the site include:
Disaster Preparedness Guide for Elders
Be Prepared by Planning Ahead
Disaster Online Library
Useful Links and Information
All very good tools to help create and document your emergency preparedness plan.