5 Things Caregivers Do Better Than Anyone Else

More at… http://thecaregiversvoice.com/tcv-inspiration/5-things-caregivers-do-better-than-anyone-else/ Caregivers are a special breed of people who step up during a family crisis. Many times, they begin caregiving without knowing which steps to take. Eventually, they and their loved ones just keep climbing until they figure it out. But it’s not easy! Just look at these steps from the Muhammad A… Read More

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Chasing Millions In Medicaid Dollars, Hospitals Buy Up Nursing Homes

More at… https://thecaregiverspace.org/chasing-millions-in-medicaid-dollars-hospitals-buy-up-nursing-homes/ Phil Galewitz, Kaiser Health News Westminster Village North, a nursing home and retirement community in Indianapolis, recently added 25 beds and two kitchens to speed food delivery to residents. It also redesigned patient rooms to ease wheelchair use and added Wi-Fi and flat-screen televisions. This… Read More

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The Caregiver’s Voice to Publish a New Caregiver Resources Page

More at… http://thecaregiversvoice.com/tips-caregivers/the-caregivers-voice-to-publish-a-new-caregiver-resources-page/ The Caregiver’s Voice will be publishing an updated Caregiver Resources page. The list will initially feature organizations focused on the needs of family caregivers and medical professionals caring for people with dementia. Our National and International Organizations and Local and Regional… Read More

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Survival Guide to Awkward Holiday Conversations

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Many people feel the holidays should be a time of great joy and celebration. Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa or New Year’s might be the only times some family members gather together during the course of a year, and these holidays should be a time to renew acquaintances and re-cement the bonds of … Read More

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Alcohol Misuse Rises Among Older Adults

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It had been a stressful day. Recently retired, Mary now spends her time caring for her elderly parents, an hour’s drive away, and today had been particularly trying. Her father, with dementia, had been uncooperative, and the whole day had felt like a long battle. Mary was glad to get home, put … Read More

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