When you are in the midst of a caregiving crisis, it’s stressful and overwhelming. But it can be managed.
How to Cope With a Caregiving Crisis helps you prepare for these inevitable moments. Being organized is a good first step and can help you manage emergency phone calls. Develop a network of people who can support you in times of crisis. Talk with your family and select a family spokesperson who performs well under pressure and can communicate with doctors, nurses, social workers and other hospital personnel.
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AARP was founded in 1958 and has 37 million members. It is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization for people over the age of 50. AARP is well-known for its advocacy efforts, providing its members with important information, products and services that enhance quality of life as they age. They also promote community service and keep members and the public informed on issues relating to the over 50 age group.