Are you the healthcare provider for an older patient? A family caregiver for an older loved one? In less than two minutes this video will help you determine if this person has quality of life or not:
Click above video or go to: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r9uRLETJKsw
If your patient or loved one’s daily life revolves around the television, it’s time for a change. Consider that your patient or loved one may need:
- To be assessed for depression.
- To move to a senior living community where he or she will be prompted & encouraged to interact with others.
- A new home care aide who is committed to engage in meaningful activities with this person.
What else do you think might benefit a person whose daily life revolves around the couch or “that chair?”
Jennifer L. FitzPatrick – MSW, LCSW-C, CSP
The founder of Jenerations Health Education, Inc., Jennifer FitzPatrick has over 20 years’ experience in healthcare and gerontology. The author of Cruising Through Caregiving: Reducing The Stress of Caring For Your Loved One, she is also a gerontology instructor at Johns Hopkins University. She helps you reduce stress and increase productivity, morale and revenue. Jennifer and Cruising Through Caregiving have been featured in Forbes, U.S. News & World Report, The Huffington Post, Reader’s Digest, Univision and The Chicago Tribune. She has also appeared on ABC and Sirius XM.