This program will discuss:
Early stage (2-3 yrs)
Middle stage (3 to 4 yrs)
Late stage (4 to 7 yrs)
End-stage (less than a year)
What should Mary do to begin putting her new plans in place?
Choice A: Identify and evaluate everyone’s needs and resources, is a good start.
Choice B: Research caregiver organizations and support groups, is also another good choice.
Tel: 800.272.3900 TDD: 866.403.3073 Website: http://www.alz.org/index.asp
Website: http://www.nfcacares.org/ Tel: 800.896.3650
Website: http://archrespite.lotsahelpinghands.com/eldercare/home/ Tel: 919.490.5577
Website: http://www.aoa.gov/ Tel: 202.619.0724
Website: http://www.ncoa.org/ Tel: 202.479.1200
Website: http://www.mowaa.org/Page.aspx?pid=183 Tel 703.548.5558
Website: http://www.seniorcorps.gov/about/programs/sc.asp Tel: 202.606.5000
Choice C: Visit adult day care facilities, is another way to begin making plans.
Choice D: Research residential care facilities in the area, is another possibility.
Choice E: All of the above, is the best answer.
Website: http://www.n4a.org/about-n4a/?fa=aaa-title-VI Tel: 202-872-0888
Website: www.ncoa.org Tel: (202) 479-6682
Website http://chtop.org/ARCH.html Tel: 919.490.5577
Website: http://www.aoa.gov/naic/elderloc.html or http://www.eldercare.gov/Eldercare.NET/Public/Home.aspx Tel: 800.677.1116
Catherine M. Harris, PhD, RNCS.
Mindy J. Kim-Miller, MD, PhD
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Which of the following statements about continuum of care is true?
It is recommended to transition someone from the home into which of the following care options?
What safety precautions should be taken if someone with dementia is to stay home alone?
Which comfort measure can be taken to help reduce difficult behaviors?
Which of the following are respite care options?
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