Solutions for the Caregiver Crisis

Solutions for the Caregiver Crisis

WHERE IS MY AGING LOVED ONE GOING TO LIVE? WHO WILL PROVIDE THEIR CARE? HOW WILL WE PAY FOR IT? Caring for an aging loved one can be overwhelming, especially when a crisis occurs or a family member acts as the primary caregiver. As the Concierge of Senior Care Planning, Care Right, Inc., assists families all across the country in navigating the complexities associated with the aging process by managing crisis situations, developing a proactive Aging Plan, and providing needed support to struggling caregivers. Host of CTR Network’s, Solutions for the Caregiver Crisis and Founder of Care Right, Inc., Annalee Kruger, knows first-hand the challenges of caring for elderly parents. For Annalee, providing proactive senior-care planning is more than just a career – it’s a passion. She has spent her entire 25+ year career in the senior care industry and has become a nationally recognized expert in the field of senior care planning having presented at a number of healthcare, senior housing, and financial conferences as well as hosting dozens of webinars. Annalee is also a professional speaker and podcast presenter. She provides specialized training and consulting to caregivers in corporate settings (i.e. home health care providers, senior living facilities). She is the co-founder of Plan4Life which educates, via its Elder Planning Specialist Program, members of the financial planning industry on the unique skills needed to manage their clients as they get older. In 2020, Annalee will publish her first book titled The Invisible Patient which outlines the emotional, physical and financial toll experienced by family caregivers. Annalee received her BS in Social Work from the University of Northern Iowa and her MBA from Cardinal Stritch University in Wisconsin. In addition, she is a certified Family Mediator with further certificates in Greif, Trauma & Loss as well as PTSD Counseling. Annalee has also served as an adjunct faculty member in the Human Services and Organizational Development departments at the University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee where she also received her Six Sigma Black Belt certification in lean process improvement. Currently, she is in the process of earning her Certified Senior Advisor certificate from the Society of Certified Senior Advisors. Join Annalee on the 1 st and 3 rd Tuesdays of each month as she shares her experience, expertise, and passion for senior care planning and the prevention of caregiver burnout. Learn more about Annalee at www.carerightinc.com... Show More

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August 4, 2020 53 min
Suppose you approach two financial planners and ask "How much should I be saving for retirement?" The first advisor enters your age and income into a financial model that shoots out a number that you should save per month. The second advisor begins to ask you a series of questions about your goals and any other factors that play a role to determine what would be feasible for you.

Miranda will discuss what Holistic Financial ...
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As COVID-19 has shown us, sometimes care needs evolve slowly and at other times, it’s sudden and unexpected. Many clients and some advisors have somewhat limited or outdated information on the options for funding the risk of long term or extended care.

Join us as Carroll, a forward-thinking organizational consultant in the healthcare and insurance marketplace, as she shares real-life experiences of helping families.
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Getting your documents in order can be very stressful in times of crisis, that's why it's good to prepare in advance! Tune in to hear Harry and Annalee discuss the key components of worry-free planning and answer all your questions about the documents you need!
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July 1, 2020 55 min
Join Katana and host Annalee, as they discuss "The New Retirement Solution" and why smart women don't retire. Also, how to know when to retire, ways to determine how much you'll need for retirement, and how an encore career can be the perfect solution for you!

Katana has personally helped hundreds of women transform their lives, their businesses, and their finances. Her passion is to do the same for you.
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It takes a lot more than a weekend to plan your retirement. Marcia digs into the details after spending the past two decades getting an inside look at transitioning and planning your retirement, claiming your social security, and how uniquely necessary your health is to get the most out of your Social Security and retirement.
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During the midst of a pandemic, many families find they have to make a decision to move their loved one into a care community.

Do you feel confident about these decisions during a pandemic??

Listen in to hear tips for families who find themselves in this situation and for those who want to get some of the legwork done now so when facilities re-open, you are confident with your tours.
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Tune in to listen to Annalee, Owner & President of Care Right Inc., and her guest Dr. Victoria Mondloch as they discuss women's roles as caregivers and empowering them to take healthcare into their own hands.
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Rob Horkheimer, MPT, CAPS, ECHM, CEAC, CLIPP – is an accessibility consultant, physical therapist, and owner of BILD. He has educated thousands of professionals and individuals on accessibility and patient transfer lift nationally since 2014. Brian Drew is an interior designer and project manager for BILD for over 8 years and has extensive experience as a universal and accessible design expert. BILD is a Wisconsin based accessib...
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Jim Silbernagel is an independent agent registered with Concorde Investment Services,
Inc. who entered the insurance industry in 1982, followed by the financial services
industry in 1986. Jim is also dedicated to providing resources pertaining to Long-Term
Care with all of America.
Jim is the Creator and Host of Real Wealth®, a podcast for insurance and financial professionals to
educate their clients on how to make smart choices with t...
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If you are a member of the FPA, register for the free webinar on April 15 at 2pm ET.

Interested in learning more? Contact Us at www.Plan4LifeNow.com

Seniors are isolated in their homes or in lock down in care communities. This is the time to further enhance your client relationships by leveraging technology. Ensuring your clients have the supplies they need, their critical documents in order, and facilitating a family meeting ar...
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COVID-19. It's devastated the nation in many ways. Let's take this opportunity to get your affairs in order AND communicate them to your family. Annalee provides suggestions on signs of trouble with your aging loved ones at home and she reviews the Care Right Grab and Go binder solution to help you get your important documents in order AND communicating your wishes and what you have in place with your family.

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Annalee discusses briefly, the impact of coronavirus on healthcare workers. She interviews her 82 year old father who shares his experience as a family caregiver to a loved one with dementia and how after nearly 61 years of marriage and being apart because of her move into a memory care unit and now the facility being on lock down has impacted him.
Interested in learning more about developing an Aging Plan for your family? Contac...
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Join Annalee as she welcomes Bob Mauterstock, Co-President of Plan4LifeNow. They will discuss how financial advisors and wealth managers can address the needs of their aging clientele and the adult children who may be family caregivers. A Genworth Beyond Dollars 2018 study found that 46% of family caregivers had to work fewer hours, 30% of family caregivers missed important career opportunities, 63% of family caregivers are paying ...
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Senior self-neglect has always been a concern but with the "silver tsunami" we have with such an aging nation, adult children are often in denial or just unaware how well their parents are actually doing. Corporate America is not as family friendly as it was in the past and adult children are torn between competing responsibilities--their own families, their career, their health, and aging loved ones. With families spread...
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Crisis situations are stressful and NOT the time for family members to be scrambling to find answers to significant questions! Our Grab and Go Binder is for you to outline as much information as possible so our loved ones not only know what your desires are in the event of a medical crisis, but so they can also carry on your personal or business affairs if need be. Click HERE for more information. (Link: https://carerightinc.com/g...
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