Kits to help senior caregivers

DOWNEY - Home Instead Senior Care has unveiled a new, free resource to help family caregivers prepare for senior emergencies.The "Caring for Your Parents: Senior Emergency Kit" was developed by Home Instead Senior Care and Humana Points of Caregiving and is designed for grown children who don't know about their parents' medical histories. The online management tool allows caregivers to document the senior's doctor, pharmacy and insurance company information, medications and dosage details, list of allergies, and more. The kit can be downloaded for free at or by calling the local Home Instead Senior Care office at (562) 401-0010.

********** Published: July 7, 2011 - Volume 10 - Issue 12