This course will review different types of long-term care services including homecare, assisted living and skilled services, retirement options, homes for the aged, continuing care retirement communities, sitter services, etc. Pros and cons, cost and financial considerations will be discussed. Advice will be provided regarding facility visits, what questions to ask while there, and how to determine whether or not it’s a good fit for you or your family member. Suggestions on how to use the internet to research options and how to conclude the decision making process will also be discussed.
Delores Moyer has taught health care administrative/allied health courses at Christian Brothers University in Memphis as well as at the College of St. Francis. Most recently, she was the interim Administrator for the Willow Ridge Rehab and Living Center. Delores is currently serving on Oak Ridge City’s Board for Health and Education and volunteers for the state ombudsman program at two facilities in Oak Ridge.
One session: Thursday, 2:30 - 3:40 p.m., October 9