Money Matters: Help for Caregivers Who Handle Other People’s Finances

Source: Lichtenberg Older Adult Nest Egg

Published: 2020

Summary:

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Learn the warning signs of early cognitive impairment, how to hold difficult discussions, the clues to detecting financial mismanagement and the basics of managing another person’s money.

 

Detecting Early Cognitive Impairment in Older Adults

20 MINUTES

Changes in thinking skills may be an early sign of dementia. Learn to spot the first symptoms and get help.

 

Holding Difficult Conversations

20 MINUTES

Compassionate techniques for good communication even when the subject elicits strong emotion.

 

Detecting Financial Mismanagement

20 MINUTES

How do you know if your loved one is being exploited? Uncover the signs and put protections in place.

 

Managing Someone Else’s Money

20 MINUTES

Many older adults have a diminished capacity to handle finances and need help from a family member or trusted friend. Learn how to do it.

 

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Link: Money Matters: Help for Caregivers Who Handle Other People’s Finances

Topics: Caregiving, Financial Abuse, Overview/General, Prevention, Screening/Assessment

Access: Web-based

Intended Use: Self-directed Learning

Audience: Advocates, Caregivers, Community, Finance, Multidisciplinary, Social Services

Level: Basic, Intermediate

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