Advocating for your wishes when you are unable to make decisions. Appoint Barbara as your agent under a power of attorney to make sure your advanced directive and wishes for your end of life care are carried out.
Check regularly on elderly family members who live at home or in a facility. Provide feedback for family. Assist with transition of care (from home to assisted living or skilled nursing).
Serve as guardian of the person and/or guardian of the estate for incapacitated individuals. Monitor care of individual to ensure quality care in the least restrictive environment possible. Utilize support system if available, file annual reports to the court. Apply for entitlement programs and complete requirements for benefits including Medical Assistance and Veteran's Benefits.
Arrange and coordinate in home care. Monitor care and act as a liaison between family and elderly loved one. Identify and monitor services and develop a plan of care. Assist with transition to assisted living and/or skilled nursing facility.