Attorney-CPA Joe Cordell and co-host Susan Arthur are joined by Jeannie Krause Taylor MSW, LCSW, C-ASWCM, senior care manager, president for Pathway for Aging and a 20-year professional in social work. She also is the present of the Board of Directors for Housing Options Provided for the Elderly (HOPE).
They discuss the issues that seniors face that force family members to address a senior’s level of independence, as well as the ins and outs of caregiving. Jeanie recommends ways for seniors to stay in their homes longer, depending on the unique circumstances of an individual’s situation.
Jeannie also brings up various options that seniors have within the St. Louis metropolitan area. She highlights how money plays a factor in some of the decision-making and how budgets affect the recommendations she gives to senior clients and loved ones.
Jeannie discusses balancing the needs the senior with the needs of the family members and how amenities can play a factor in the decision of the senior.