Get national caregiver certification here What do you think of when you hear the term “professional caregiver?” Do you immediately think of a doctor or a nurse? Words means things and when we as Americans hear words like “professional” it has a specific connotation to it. We instantly pull a mental image from our minds about […]
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May 21, 2017 Dementia is a general term for a decline in memory, communication, and reasoning skills which are severe enough to interfere with a person’s ability to perform daily activities. A recent study out of the UK found that although at-home caregiver-delivered cognitive stimulation therapy did not improve either cognition or quality of life […]
BY NAOMI CAHN AND AMY ZIETTLOW Elder care requires an intergenerational partnership. The duty to care for an aging parent is often grounded in an understanding of reciprocity; the parental hands that once held ours during childhood now require our supportive presence in old age or during an illness. How does this caregiving expectation of […]
The certification process with the American Caregiver Association is simple, fast, and convenient. Order your course or bundle package, then wait for an email from the ACA with your course materials. When you receive your course materials read through them at your leisure. There is no time limit to completing any ACA course. After […]
This is Volume 2 of nationally certified caregivers that have taken and completed our courses. The ACA continually works to improve our courses, our service and the number of certification courses that we offer. Need to get caregiver certification? Click Here.
Get national caregiver certification here Like so many other questions that we get from all of the wonderful caregivers out there in the United States and around the globe, this question is one that has to be answered clearly. Why? Because, while there are a number of terrific caregiver training programs that you can go […]
Chelsea Keenan The Gazette Iowa has few resources to prepare caregivers for complex medical tasks Julee Vinz smiles as her sister Michele Vinz does her hair at their condo in Des Moines on Saturday, March 4, 2017. Michele gave up her job and moved from San Diego to Des Moines to care full time for […]
Alzheimer’s disease is the most common type of dementia and therefore most people have heard of it, but there are other kinds of dementia that can create unique challenges. Parkinson’s disease is a progressive disorder of the nervous system and its most distinctive symptom is tremors. While these tremors are one of the earliest symptoms […]