This list is to help determine where you should start in finding care for a loved one.

  • What are your loved one’s wishes and preferences?


  • Do you know where all important documents  and passwords are kept?


  • Who else can help with caring for your loved one?


  • What will you do to take care of yourself?


  • What kind of care does your loved one need now and how might that change in the future?


  • Has your loved one been diagnosed with a mental or health condition that    might require specialized care?


  • How much will it cost to provide care?


  • What do Medicare and Medicaid cover?


  • Does your loved one have a long term care insurance policy?

  • Does your loved one have any advanced directives in place?


  • Does your loved one have any power of attorney?


  • Does your loved one have a will?