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Planning for Changing Needs

Planning is always a good measure to take when caring for an older adult. A few simple steps can help reduce confusion, stress and panic during critical times in the care of your loved one. Elinor Ginzler, Director of Livable Communities, shares her tips on how to plan for the changing needs of loved ones, including understanding their health care coverage and knowing where to find essential financial, legal and medical documents.

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