Helping Seniors with Finances

Start time
10:00 AM Pacific
End time
11:00 AM Pacific

Part of the Family Caregiver Support Series, sponsored by Home Instead Senior Care

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Includes Complimentary CEUs

It is estimated that there are at least 5 million cases of financial abuse against older adults in the United States each year, but law enforcement or government officials learn about only 1 in 25 of them. This webinar will provide tips and ideas to assist an older adult with financial organization. Creating a professional services team, options for financing care, and day-to-day ways to help elder loved ones or clients manage their money and help prevent them from becoming victims of fraud will also be covered.

 Participants in this webinar will be able to:

  • Describe how to help an older adult become financially organized;
  • Understand how to create a financial and estate management team;
  • List options for financing care; and,
  • Understand how to help an older adult manage their money and prevent them from becoming victims of fraud.

Presenter:

Molly Carpenter is an author, speaker, trainer and family caregiver, and brings years of personal and professional elder care experience and training to families dealing with dementia. Carpenter works with a team responsible for ensuring that the Home Instead Senior Care® network’s 60,000 caregivers worldwide have the resources necessary to effectively provide quality care in the home and understand the importance of their work enhancing the lives of those they serve. Carpenter holds a Bachelor of Science degree in family science with a gerontology specialization from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, and a master’s degree in education with a gerontology specialization from the University of Nebraska-Omaha.