Caring for an Aging Parent – An Individualized Toolkit
Wednesday, April 20th 11:30-12:15 PM – Promenade 1
Arming the Population to ask the right questions and get the right answers when caring for an aging parent.
There are challenges in each individual setting when caring for an aging parent and knowing what is best for them. There are five scenarios: 1- Primary Care, 2- Hospital Care, 3- Home Care, 4- Nursing Home, 5- Hospice. This lecture will offer insight into what your loved ones face as well as what you face as a care giver and navigating very difficult situations. We will include a multidisciplinary panel discussion with social workers and nurses to help you understand and navigate the 5 most common areas when caring for an aging parent.
The learner will be able to explain the challenges caring for an aging parent.
The learner will be able to empathize what the challenging role of a caregiver for an aging parent.
The learner will be able to discuss the 5 most common scenarios: primary care, hospital care, home care, nursing home, and hospice when making healthcare decisions for an aging parent.
Dr. Israel completed fellowship training in Geriatrics and Adult Development at Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York, where she also completed residency training in Internal Medicine. She earned her Doctor of Medicine at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York. Dr. Israel is a diplomate of the American Board of Internal Medicine and she holds board certification in geriatrics and hospice and Palliative Medicine.