How to Handle an Elderly Parent That Won't Bathe (Infographic)

It's part of dealing with an aging parent. At some point, they may stop bathing. We've created a short infographic to help you with what to do when your parent is not bathing. "Encompass Senior Solutions solves the challenges families face in caring for aging parents, with a focus on ... Read more »

What To Do With a Wandering Parent

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This month, Omaha.com published a story about a missing 84-year-old man from Lancaster County. The man has Alzheimers disease and dementia. After being reported missing, he was found a day later in Lyons, Kansas. At Encompass, we hear stories like this all the time from families with loved ones ... Read more »

Tips for Moving Parents to Assisted Living (Infographic)

Moving elderly parents to assisted living is a major transition. To help, we've created this "roadmap" to help with your journey. "Encompass Senior Solutions solves the challenges families face in caring for aging parents, with a focus on strategies that keep them in their homes. To learn more about our ... Read more »

Helping Elderly Parents Transition into a New Home

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Leaving their Home Transitioning to a new home can be an emotional experience, especially if there is an attachment to the old home. Jeanette Franks, PhD, from A Place for Mom, shares an experience with a friend that found leaving her home emotional. Franks explains to make the transition easier ... Read more »

Checklist for Moving Elderly Parents

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Moving elderly parents to assisted living is a major and often difficult transition. Most children of elderly parents do not have serious conversations with their parents about the transition until a crisis happens to make the need for a move apparent. During a crisis, for example a parent falling and ... Read more »

The Signs of Financial Elder Abuse

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Here at Encompass, we work to prevent elder abuse. Elder abuse can take several forms, but its most common form is financial abuse. In a 2011 survey, seniors stated that financial exploitation was the most frequent type of abuse they experienced. Financial elder abuse is broadly defined as illegal or ... Read more »

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I am a licensed social worker in Nebraska and Iowa with more than twenty years of experience working with families.

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