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Caring for the Caregiver: 12 Tips for Families of Caregivers to Provide Support

by: Susan Ashby As parents age, they will begin to need more help to stay in their home and remain as independent as possible. If there are several adult children, they may all share in the caregiving in the beginning. Their parents may only need tasks completed like minor home...

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The Care Plan Conference: Making Your Voice Heard

Most caregivers with a loved one residing in a skilled nursing facility (SNF) will be asked to participate in a “care plan conference,” or a “quarterly care conference” at one time or another. Family members frequently attend these meetings at the request of the assisted living or skilled nursing facilities...

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Respite Care, Post-Acute Care, Long-Distance Caregiving, Misleasing Info, Art Therapy, and Scams

Respite Care: 8 Frequently Asked Questions Is It Really Better to Get Post-Acute Care at Home? Long Distance Caregiving: Assessing Needs Misleading Information for Consumers Art therapy sessions help seniors relax, relieve stress Senior’s weakness for scams may be warning sign of dementia

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Weekly Links – 7/5/18

  Senior Self-Neglect and What Families Can Do About It The Four Primary Kinds of Care ProvidersWeatherization Program for Seniors

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Weekly Links – 6/14/18 Including Father’s Day Gift Ideas

Number-Crunching: A Look at Differing CCRC Pricing Sheets What Party Planning Can Teach Us About Caregiving When is it Time for Assisted Living? Father’s Day Gifts for Older Dads

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3 Links for the Week

Preventing Falls: 5 Ways to Spot Mobility Issues in Seniors Amy Aquino is Getting Her Hands Purple (Again!) for The Longest Day Surviving Caregiving with Dignity, Love and Kindness

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Weekly Links 5/17/18

Living Apart Together: A New Option for Older Adults Mind the Gap: Seniors with Nowhere to Turn for Support Summer Travel Plans for Caregivers The Important Role of Faith Community Nursing Is It Time to Move? 5 Questions to Ask Long-Distance Caregiving Confusion and Anxiety in the Elderly at Night...

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This Weeks Senior Living and Caregiving Links

Following a couple from diagnosis to the final stages of Alzheimer’s My retirement, my choice: Aging in the ‘right’ place Study Explores Crash Risk Among Older Drivers What Is the Difference Between Assisted Living and Nursing Home? Fight for Your Rights

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7 Links to This Week’s Senior Living and Caregiving Articles

Stepping Into The Leadership Role Long Term Care: How Much Does Medicare Actually Cover? Volunteering 2 hours per week reduces loneliness in widowed older adults What to consider when deciding on a senior living community Advice for Caregivers: Hallucinations Related to Alzheimer’s [Infographic] Vast Majority Of Elder Financial Abuse By...

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This Week’s Links

Podcast: What’s a Caregiving-Friendly Community? Senior Nutrition in Aging Fall prevention gets harder when elderly leave hospital 5 Wheelchair VanShopping Tips Medicaid Divorce: Maybe . . . Maybe Not.

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