The Intricate World of Long-Term Care and Caregiving — Part II with Becky Eizen (Ep. 21)

The Intricate World of Long-Term Care and Caregiving — Part II with Becky Eizen (Ep. 21)

Caring for an aging loved one is by no means an easy feat.

Whether it is you, another family member, or an industry professional who is the one taking the wheel, we want to ensure they receive the care they deserve. 

In this episode, Jim Kruzan, CFP®, CRPC®, dives deep into the heart of family caregiving with returning guest Becky Eizen from Eizen Consulting Group, LLC. Together, they tackle the intricate world of long-term care, sharing personal experiences and helpful advice along the way. 

Becky also guides us through the maze of deciding on the best care options, understanding its financial implications, and navigating the emotional journey of caregiving. 

Jim and Becky discuss: 

  • How long-term care differs from Medicare
  • Important details and caveats to look out for while selecting long-term care insurance
  • Long-term care options and the financial obligations associated with each
  • Emotional challenges of balancing caregiving and career
  • The importance of having clear end-of-life directives in place
  • And more!


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About our Guest:

Becky Eizen received a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology from Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge and her Master’s in Business Administration (MBA) with an emphasis in Marketing from Georgia State University in Atlanta.

Becky has always had a passion for helping others. She began her career in the field of geriatrics over 20 years ago. She developed and implemented a program for older adults seeking to house people and assist them so that they can remain in their homes as independently as possible.

As a Geriatric Care Manager, Becky has worked closely with clients and their families to make the best decisions possible. She understands the importance of geriatric care management and knows that it can truly have a positive impact on a person’s quality of life. She is also keenly aware of the stress that caring for older adults can have on a family. 

Becky is a Certified Senior Advisor (CSA), a Certified Dementia Practitioner (CDP), and a Certified Alzheimer’s and Dementia Disease Trainer (CADDCT). She is passionate about caring for the aging population and their families and speaks frequently to groups about the aging process. 

In 2020, she established Eizen Consulting Group, LLC,  to continue to serve clients and families as they navigate the aging process. She also became a Board-Certified Patient Advocate (BCPA) in May 2021.

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