Alabama Department of Senior Services
A RESOURCE FOR ALABAMA SENIORS WITH MEMORY LOSS AND THEIR CARE GIVERS
The following items are tasks you might consider completing when a diagnosis of dementia has been made:
o Is staying at home an option? If so, are home modifications needed?
o What supports are needed (e.g., adult day services, meals on wheels, companion services, respite services, etc.)?
o Will a caregiver be needed? If so, what arrangements need to be made?
o Has a Living Will for health care decisions been created?
o Who has legal Power of Attorney for non-health issues?
o Has a Will or Trust been created?
o Do I have a backup plan if I am unable to provide care?
o Have I planned time for me?