The legal side of aging

CHICOPEE, Mass. (Mass Appeal) –  Our Caregiver Series on caring for your aging loved one continues . Today we shared more about the legal side of aging.  Attorney Trant Campbell from Annino, Draper & Moore Law Firm joined us to tell us more.

Caregiving How To’s

Understanding The Problem

As much as possible, the older person and the whole family need to be involved in problem-solving.

Emphasize the positive parts of caregiving

Four COPE problem-solving steps:

Creativity by looking for new ways to solve problems

Optimism by having positive expectations for achieving your goals

Planning by thinking about the steps you can take to reach your goals

Expert Information by asking for guidance from health professionals as well as people who have dealt with similar problems in the past.

For more information visit HealthinAging.org

 

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