<pCarol’s husband Steve has Alzheimers. She came in to visit and shared with us how exhausted she was. She mentioned that her whole life has seemngly been put on hold, and everything now wraps around her husband's illness and needs. While Carol is happy to care for him, she feels overwhelmed by the sheer mountain of paperwork that he used to handle. She was looking for an easier way to manage it all so she could focus more on time with him.
Being a caregiver presents loving opportunities, but also can bring difficult challenges as you transition towards handling the finances. In this episode Mary Sterk will guide you through simple steps to provide effective financial caregiving. She will share tips on how to get organized, familiarize yourself with the whole financial picture, and balance your own emotional and physical needs with your role as caregiver.