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If you would like to use the toolkit in a professional capacity, or to distribute it to other individuals,contact Erickson Resource Group for pricing and licensing fees.

What is caregiving?
This webinar helps individuals to understand and identify as a caregiver. The general responsibilities and the most common emotional responses to caregiving are discussed.
Total time: 9.86 minutes
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What do my aging parents’ need - Part 1
This webinar explores the practical, physical, social and legal needs of the aging population. It offers guidance on how to prepare and respond to each of these aspects of aging.
Total time: 18:06 minutes
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What do my aging parents’ need - Part 2
This webinar explores the financial, housing, emotional, spiritual and cognitive needs of the aging population. It offers guidance on how to prepare and to respond to each of these aspects of aging.
Total time: 12:05 minutes
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Dementia, Alzheimer’s and Cognitive Loss
When someone that we love is diagnosed with Dementia or one of its many types, such as Alzheimer’s Disease, our first reaction is likely fear. We know that this illness is progressive in nature and at some point we will watch our love one change in ways that we cannot imagine. The goal of this webinar is to give you an overview of Dementia, and the ways in which it effects one’s general cognitive functioning.
Total time: 13.26 minutes
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End of Life – From Diagnosis to Grief
Most of us do not want to think about our own deaths or the deaths of people we love. It can cause sadness, anxiety, depression, anger, guilt, and so many other emotions. We will discuss what the end of life experiencing may bring us and our families from the time of the diagnosis through the grief process.
Total time: 19:20 minutes
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The Working – Caregiving Balancing Act
This webinar discussed the challenges inherent in working while simultaneously providing care and support to an aging relative. It covers the financial, work, personal and other consequences of balancing responsibilities.
Total time: 15.67 minutes
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Complete Package of All Six Webinars
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Caring for an aging relative can be overwhelming, confusing and exhausting. Erickson Resource Group developed Worksheets to assist family members along the continuum of care. These worksheets serve as road maps, discussion guides and checklists to help you plan, organize and implement all of your responsibilities as a caregiver.

How does it work? Click on the worksheet you would like to purchase, pay the associated cost through PayPal (credit cards accepted) and the worksheet will be emailed to you. Then just download it and begin to use it!

DISCLAIMER: ALL CONTENT WITHIN EACH WORKSHEET IS PROPRIETARY AND CONFIDENTIAL. NO INFORMATION WITHIN SHALL BE USED, SHARED, DUPLICATED, COPIED IN WHOLE OR IN PART, WITHOUT PRIOR WRITTEN PERMISSION. BY PURCHASING ONE OR SEVERAL WORKSHEETS, YOU ARE AGREEING TO USE THEM FOR YOUR OWN PERSONAL USE AND NOT TO SHARE THEM WITH INDIVIDUALS OUTSIDE YOUR IMMEDIATE FAMILY OR FOR BUSINESS PURPOSES.

If you would like to use the worksheet in a professional capacity, or to distribute it to other individuals,contact Erickson Resource Group for pricing and licensing fees.

Caregiver Worksheet
Do you wish you could find the right words to initiate a conversation about aging with your parents, relatives, or with your adult children? This worksheet provides a Discussion Guide for families to begin the conversation, a guide to Understanding What Your Loved One Needs, a Family Caregiving Plan to evaluate and share the tasks related to caregiving, and an All About Me Plan for the caregiver to use for their own self-care.
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Organization of Financial, Personal and Health Affairs Worksheet
What will you do if a crisis hits and your aging relative is hospitalized? Who will pay their bills? Who will make their medical decisions? This worksheet includes an Organization of Financial Affairs which assists a third person in the management of all financial responsibilities related to your daily requirements, to your investments, to your property and to your business. The Organization of Health Affairs outlines who you want to represent you and how you have made provisions for your wishes to be known. The Organization of Personal Affairs outlines the details of how and when we can support someone if they require care.
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Cognitive Loss Worksheet
Do you think your aging relative is beginning to show signs of confusion or memory loss? This worksheet has a Cognitive Symptom Loss Journal which provides a format to evaluate and document each incident in which you observed symptoms. You can present these concerns to other family members or to health care providers.
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Communicating with Health Care Professionals Worksheet
Do you forget what you were going to ask the doctor about on the day of the visit? Does your aging parent tell you that she received new medication but she cannot offer more details? Do you want to communicate more effectively with nursing staff at a facility? This worksheet facilitates easy documentation related to a Medical Status Update - Routine Visit and a Medical Status Update - Hospitalization. It also provides a format to initiate and document discussions with a Facility Contact - Consultation with a Care Provider.
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Home Care Worksheet
Do you want to know how to find and choose an appropriate home care company? Do you want to supervise the care that is occurring in your home? This worksheet discusses the advantages and disadvantages of hiring a private caregiver or home care company. It provides the Home Care Company Interview Questions and the Private Caregiver Interview Questions as well as documents to be placed in your home for the caregiver to complete such as a Daily Schedule, Medication Schedule, Staffing Schedule and a Home Safety Checklist.
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Relocation Worksheet
Is it time for your aging relative to move? How are you going to choose the most appropriate level of care? How do you choose between facilities? This worksheet provides a Full Care Facility Checklist and an Assisted Care Facility Checklist so you can document your experience during each visit. It also gives a Moving Preparation Checklist and Timeline to help plan and facilitate the actual move.
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Complete Package of All Six Worksheets
Can not decide which one you need? Obtain all of them now and save more than 20%!
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Alzheimer’s Society – “Language and Aging”

October 18, 2016



Alzheimer’s Society – Cognitive Capacity

May 2016


Presenter for the Alzheimer’s Group. “Cognitive Capacity Evaluations and Legal Proceedings”; co-presented with notary Nadia DeRiggi.

June 9, 2015


Presenter for the Alzheimer’s Group. “Cognitive Capacity Evaluations and Legal Proceedings”; co-presented with lawyer Marion Dana.

April 1, 2015


Presenter at the American Society of Aging in America Conference. Co-presenting with Dr. Bruce Friedman on “Assessing Decision Making and Judgment in determining Cognitive Capacity of Older Adults .” Approximately 3,000 attendees.

March 26, 2015


Presenter at 4Korners Resource Center. “Cognitive capacity”.

March 18, 2015


Presenter at Alzheimer’s Society Montreal: “Cognitive Capacity Evaluations and Legal Proceedings”; co-presented with notary Nadia DeRiggi.

February 3, 2015


Presenter at 4Korners Resource Center, “The Working-Caregiver Balancing Act”.

November 12, 2014


Presenter at Alzheimer’s Society Montreal: “Cognitive Capacity Evaluations and Legal Proceedings”; co-presented with lawyer Marion Dana.

November 4, 2014


Presenter at The Cambridge Retirement Residence “Cognitive Capacity Evaluations and Legal Proceedings”; co-presented with notary Robert Senecal.

October 18, 2014


Presenter at Alzheimer’s Society Montreal: “Cognitive Capacity Evaluations and Legal Proceedings”; co-presented with lawyer John Donovan.

September 23, 2014


Alzheimer’s Society Montreal.  Co-presenting with attorney, Marion Dana “Cognitive capacity, Power of Attorneys and Mandates – when and how to use them”

June 10, 2014


Presenter at the American Society of Aging in America Conference.  Co-presenting with Dr. Bruce Friedman on “Ethical Factors Associated with Assessing Older Adult Capacity for Consent.”  Approximately 3,000 attendees http://www.asaging.org/aia

March 14, 2014


Guest Lecturer for Brandice Women’s Group, San Fernando Valley and Ventura County chapters.  Lecture: “Dementia, Alzheimer’s and cognitive loss” and “How to Start Difficult Conversations about Aging as a family.” 150 attendees

March 9, 2014


Presenter at St. Mary’s Hospital with attorney Me Marion Dana on “Mandate homologation and the opening of protective regimes”

March 27, 2014 from 12-1


Guest article “Ask the Expert” in Home Care a leading Trade magazine reaching 17,000 subscribers. http://www.homecaremag.com/qa/jan-2014/ask-expert-stephanie-erickson

January 2014


Training program entitled, “Working in challenging family situations” for professional caregivers at Comfort Keepers Home Care Agency, Montreal

January 22, 2013


CJAD 800AM – Guest on weekly radio program “Living Healthy” http://soundcloud.com/cjad800/living-better-podcast-10?in=cjad800/sets/living-better#t=9%3A40

December 22, 2013


Wellness Day Fair Participant with ReCreation Plus

November 27, 2013


Presenter at the University of Southern California Client-Centered Care conference on “Cognitive Capacity and Senior’s – The Importance of Assessing Decision Making.”  Over 1,000 attendees.  http://www.pathways2013.com/about-the-conference.html

June 27, 2013


Alzheimer’s Society Montreal – Guest speaker for Caregiver support group.  Topic: “Mandate homologation and cognitive capacity”

June 13, 2013


Dorval City – Guest speaker for seniors’ group.  Topic: “Housing Options for Senior’s”.  150 attendees.

April 19, 2013


Guest speaker for Alzheimer’s Society Montreal.  Topic “Mandate homologation and cognitive capacity”

April 16, 2013


Dorval City – Guest speaker for seniors’ group.  Topic: “Psychosocial evaluation in a mandate homologation and cognitive capacity.”

April 12, 2013


Guest speaker for Alzheimer’s Group Montreal.  Topic: “Psychosocial evaluation in a mandate homologation and cognitive capacity.”

February 28, 2013


Guest speaker for Rotary Club Westmount.  Topic: “Mandate homologation and cognitive capacity”

February 15, 2012


Guest speaker for Alzheimer’s Society Montreal.  Topic “Mandate homologation and cognitive capacity”

October 10, 2012


Guest speaker for Alzheimer’s Society Montreal.  Topic “Mandate homologation and cognitive capacity”

June 7, 2012


Guest speaker for Alzheimer’s Society Montreal.  Topic “Mandate homologation and cognitive capacity”

March 21, 2012


Guest speaker for SunLife Financial to the financial advisors (Winnipeg).  Topic “Understanding the Needs of the Aging Population”

March 8, 2011


Guest speaker for SunLife Financial for the financial advisors (London).  Topic “Understanding the Needs of the Aging Population”

March 10, 2011


Guest speaker for RBC Bank for the branch staff.  Topic “Mandate homologation and cognitive capacity”

September 6, 2011


Guest speaker for GWL financial and insurance advisors and manager. Topic “How to work effectively and to present products to your senior clients”

September 29, 2011


Guest speaker for Manulife – Client Event.  Topic “The Baby Boomers and Beyond – the Needs of the Aging Population”

November 17, 2011


Guest speaker for Alzheimer’s Society Montreal.  Topic “Mandate homologation and cognitive capacity”

November 21, 2011


Guest speaker for Alzheimer’s Society Montreal.  Topic “Mandate homologation and cognitive capacity”

September 22, 2011


Guest speaker for SunLife Financial advisors.  Topic “The Baby Boomers and Beyond – the Needs of the Aging Population”

September 3, 2010


ASK THE EXPERT

Stephanie answers her followers’ questions with 2-3 minute video clips.

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Expert Blogs

View Stephanie’s blogs on related sites as an Elder Care expert.

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The Caregiving Network

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