Senior Citizen's Guide to Metro Detroit Spring/Summer Edition 2017 - page 34

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Say You Saw It in the Senior Citizen’s Guide to Metro Detroit
Step 1. Consider Needs
I need help to:
(Check any that apply)
q
Eat, get dressed, bathe, go to the toilet or
get around the house.
q
Do chores such as fixing meals, paying
bills and shopping.
q
Get care that requires a nurse or therapist.
q
Check my blood pressure or blood sugar,
keep track of medical visits or fill my pill
box.
q
Deal with my drug or alcohol issues.
q
Deal with my mental health concerns.
q
Make decisions and remember things I
need to do.
q
Do social things with family or friends.
q
Other: _ _____________________________
I have help from:
(Check any that apply)
q
My spouse or partner.
q
Family member or friend who lives with
me.
q
Family members or friends who come
over to help me.
q
Paid caregiver.
q
I do not have any regular help.
I want to live:
(Check only one)
q
In my home because that is the most
important thing to me.
q
In my home, if my health needs are met.
q
In my home, but it is not best for me now.
q
In a different home, but closer to VA
services and supports.
q
In a different place where I can receive
more care.
What do
you need
help with?
Who helps
you?
Where do
you want
to live?
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