Senior Care Authority

Workshops and Presentations

Lisa Isbell

5324 Twin Hickory Road - Glen Allen, VA 23059

Workshops And Presentation

The following workshops and presentations are available for your group or organization. Some sessions may be available for Continuing Education Credits.

Should I Stay or Should I Go?

You or your loved one wants to stay in their home, but what steps must be taken to do that safely? How do you find quality caregivers? If it becomes a better option to move into Assisted Living, how do you find the right community? The decision-making process for both options is discussed, including information on costs and resources that can help.

Things My Children Need to Know

It is an act of love to look to the future and have legal and financial matters planned and established ahead of needing assistance. Beyond the legal and financial, there is more to consider in advanced planning. What kind of funeral do you want? Who are all the people in those family photos? Did you ever write down Grandma’s Christmas Casserole recipe? What are the stories you wish you had told your family? This presentation will give the attendee a clear and organized method to “tie up loose ends” for their loved ones.

Dementia 101

Someone you love has been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s Disease or another form of dementia. What does that mean and what comes next? An overview of dementia will be given, as well as steps to take to understand and support a diagnosed loved one. Valuable resources will be shared to help navigate this challenging journey.

Steps to Successfully Stay at Home as You Age

Most people say they want to remain in their home as they age, but how feasible is that goal? This program offers an in-depth look at strategies to remain in your home, and how to find caregivers if additional help is needed. Costs of care and potential home modifications are discussed.

Senior Living Options Outside of the Home

There are countless options for senior living today, and many you have probably never considered. Today’s senior living offers many more options than the stereotypical nursing home. This presentation will discuss all of the senior living acronyms (CCRC, SNF, MC, AL, IL, etc.) and the pros and cons of each, so an informed decision can be made about lifestyle and care choices.

Is a CCRC for Me?

Continuing Care Retirement Communities can be a popular senior living option, but it is important to understand what you are signing up for. This presentation dives deep into CCRCs, covering everything from entry requirements to costs to types of contracts available to lifestyle, with a comparison to independent and assisted living.

Paying for Long Term Care: Resources and Solutions

Where is the money going to come from to pay for care? This presentation reviews a variety of funding sources, including some you may have never considered. From long term care insurance to life settlements, Medicare to Medicaid, Veterans Benefits to Reverse Mortgages, there are many different options to consider.

A Safe Drive Through the Aging Process

One of the hardest things for an older adult to do is to give up the independence and freedom of driving. One of the hardest things for an adult child to do is to have the “driving conversation” with their parent. Age alone does not dictate a driving retirement. This presentation details ways an older adult can continue to drive safely, and how to know when it may be time to ride in the passenger seat.

The Hidden Cost of Caregiving for Employers

Tens of millions of working Americans are caregivers at home. From absenteeism to stress and preoccupation on the job, the costs to American businesses are estimated to be in the billions of dollars. This presentation will demonstrate how proactive employers are taking steps to improve employee productivity and peace of mind through strategic resources for caregivers.

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“Lisa truly cares about the senior community in Richmond. Thank you for everything you did for our family!”

- Susan W.

“At a time of great stress and unknowns, Lisa was a tremendous resource to our family and we encourage those looking into senior living arrangements, to reach out to her—you won’t be disappointed.”

- Amy C.

“I have had the best hands on and personal service that one can ask for. There was no pressure, our needs were heard and met, and now we can breathe again.”

- Angie H.
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