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. Preview Price: $2.99
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. Preview Price: $2.99
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. Preview Price: $2.99
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. Preview Price: $2.99
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. Preview Price: $2.99
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. Preview Price: $2.99