Navigating Senior Care Options – Professional Caregiver Webinar

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This web seminar will address the variety of options available to older adults in need of assistance, including resources for staying at home with in-home help, and alternative housing options.

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The Potentially Deadly Condition That May Follow a Hospital Stay

More at… https://starlightcaregivers.com/blog/the-potentially-deadly-condition-that-may-follow-a-hospital-stay-2/ Venous thromboembolism (VTE) might be the most serious condition you’ve never heard of. The disease starts with a blood clot, or thrombosis, that forms in a deep vein in the leg (or, less frequently, the arm). This clot is known as deep vein thrombosis. If the clot breaks off, travels through the … Read More

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Nursing Home Disaster Plans Often Faulted As ‘Paper Tigers’

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Jordan Rau, Kaiser Health News It does not take a hurricane to put nursing home residents at risk when disaster strikes. Around the country, facilities have been caught unprepared for far more mundane emergencies than the hurricanes that recently struck Florida and Houston, according to an examin… Read More

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Caregiver Humor – José is Lisa’s Chaparro

More at… http://thecaregiversvoice.com/tcv-humor/caregiver-humor-jose-is-lisas-chaparro/ If we’re to survive, we caregivers must find something to laugh about. We’ll thrive and find joy each day, when we tap our well of caregiver humor. There’s much to laugh about in simple everyday interactions if we stop being so serious about ourselves. I used to visit, José, my caregiver … Read More

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It’s NOT The Thought That Counts

More at… http://thecaregiversvoice.com/avadian-musings/its-not-the-thought-that-counts/ Nearly 20 years ago, I delivered a speech in honor of a former caregiver for her husband with Parkinson’s. I titled it, It’s NOT the Thought That Counts. The speech was inspired by regret. In 1994, while on a tight schedule in Milwaukee, I decided not to squeeze in a visit to a very ill friend w… Read More

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Call to Participate – Los Angeles Aging Survey

More at… http://thecaregiversvoice.com/tips-caregivers/call-to-participate-in-los-angeles-aging-survey/ Survey to Meet the Needs of Aging Population Los Angeles County (home of The Caregiver’s Voice) is conducting a survey to address the needs our diverse aging population. It includes questions about caregiving for people with dementia/Alzheimer’s. DEADLINE October 1, 2017  The survey is … Read More

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Puzzled by Her Mother’s Emotions after Stroke and Dementia

More at… http://thecaregiversvoice.com/tips-caregivers/puzzled-by-her-mothers-emotions-after-stroke-and-dementia/ Karen Miller’s mother suffered a massive stroke at age fifty. “My mother’s stroke caused paralysis on her right side and took away her ability to speak. Also, she didn’t recognize her reflection in the mirror,” said Karen during a recent interview. “Mom became e… Read More

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Navigating Senior Care Options – Professional Caregiver Webinar

More at… http://www.caregiverstress.com/geriatric-professional-resources/development-training/navigating-senior-care-options-professional-caregiver-webinar/

This web seminar will address the variety of options available to older adults in need of assistance, including resources for staying at home with in-home help, and alternative housing options.

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Charlotte County Sheriff’s Office, Punta Gorda, Fla.

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Last week, AFA awarded a $5,000 grant to the Charlotte County Sheriff’s Office in Punta Gorda, Fla. The group will use the grant to expand its Project Lifesaver program, which . The Charlotte County Sheriff’s Office has been a Project Lifesaver member since 2009. Tammy Wilkie, communi… Read More

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