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Do You Really Know Your Mom and Dad?

07/05/2020

When we are young, we are with our parent(s) almost all the time. We eat together, sleep in the same house, and watch the same television shows. We know our parents' routines, friends, and activities. Then, we leave home and make maybe one or two short visits weekly, ...

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How COVID-19 has Changed In-Home Care Management

06/24/2020

The way of caregiving pictured above is now unheard of these days. It is all about following CDC guidelines, social distancing, and having as little contact as possible with others. The COVID-19 pandemic has brought into focus how critical healthcare workers are needed ...

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Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia - What is the Difference?

06/07/2020

June is Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness Month! It gives us the opportunity to hold a conversation about the brain, and share the fact that the different forms of dementia and Alzheimer’s disease are a major public health issue.

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Aging Life Care Management

05/31/2020

  Happy National Aging Life Care Month! Aging Life Care is also known as "Geriatric Care Management." It is an approach taken to care for older adults who are facing all of the health challenges that come with growing older. It takes a holistic, client-centered ...

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6 Considerations for the “New Normal”

05/17/2020

Growing up in the mid-1950’s through mid-1970’s, I remember my Mom meticulously washing, drying, folding, and ironing my Dad’s cloth handkerchiefs. He always carried one in his back pocket. I believe that fell in line with his Boy Scout motto, “Be Prepared."

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From a Nurse's Mind: Watching Your Mother Age

05/10/2020

Nurses are strange creatures, we truly are. We have been taught to start assessing situations from the moment we meet you or your loved one. That being said, one of the hardest things we deal with is when it comes to our own aging mothers.

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Looking to Move Out of Your Assisted Living Facility Due to COVID-19?

04/10/2020

  With assisted living facilities becoming hotspots for the spread of the COVID-19 virus, are you feeling uneasy that you or a loved one is currently residing in a facility? The coronavirus has taken us all by surprise, causing many assisted living facilities to shut ...

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A Season of Social Distancing: Battling Social Isolation

04/01/2020

In this season of COVID-19, there is hyper-vigilance to protect our beloved seniors, since this virus seems to be harshest on them. Your loved one may be in a locked-down facility or restricted to their home with significantly reduced contact to the outside world. ...

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What to Ask on a Tour of a Specialized Memory Care Assisted Living Facility

03/06/2020

  Innovative and new memory care facilities are popping up everywhere, and it is sometimes difficult to decipher the good ones from the bad ones.

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Top 10 Gifts for a Caregiver

04/01/2019

Are you trying to find the perfect gift for a caregiver?  It might be their birthday or just an ordinary day. If you know a caregiver, you probably know how much work they do. Taking care of a loved one who needs them is a significant amount of work. What's the best ...

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