#ElderCareChat 2/18/15 Recap: Legal Issues in Eldercare, Part 2

During Wednesday’s live discussion, 47 attendees dialogued about legal issues in eldercare. Joining the conversation to add his expert insights was Howard “Howie” Krooks of Elder Law Associates PA, Esq., CELA, CAP, and the Immediate President of the National Academy ...

 
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#ElderCareChat 2/4/15 Recap: Helping Family Through a Caregiving Experience

During Wednesday’s live discussion, a large group -- 89 attendees total! -- flooded the tweet stream with their thoughts, tips, memories, and musings about the "family affair" that is a caregiving experience.
 
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#ElderCareChat 1/21/15 Recap: Self-Care and Accountability in Caregiving

During Wednesday’s live discussion, 56 new and returning participants discussed strategies for more effective self-care, and explored the importance of accountability in achieving these goals of caring for self in order to better care for others.

All participants agreed that ...

 
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#ElderCareChat on 1/7/15: Personal, Professional and Group Goals for the New Year

During Wednesday’s live discussion, 40 new and returning participants kicked off the 2015 #ElderCareChat season with a rather introspective dialogue about their goals and dreams for the new year, on a professional and personal level. Besides sharing these plans, attendees revealed ...

 
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#ElderCareChat 12/17/14 Recap: Finding the Joy in Growing Older

During Wednesday’s live discussion, 54 new and returning participants discussed what they look forward to most about growing older, who their “positive aging” role models are, what they fear about aging, the benefits of longevity, and more. It was an ...

 
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#ElderCareChat 12/3/14 Recap: Healing Family Rifts

During Wednesday’s live discussion, 33 new and returning participants shared tips and strategies for navigating, coping with, and seeking ways to heal rifts in the family that often impact caregiving, a topic that was especially timely for this family-gathering-focused holiday ...

 
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#ElderCareChat 11/19/14 Recap: Normal Aging Versus a Dementia Decline

During Wednesday’s live discussion, 46 new and returning participants engaged in an educational dialogue about the subtle and striking differences between normal aging and those of a dementia-related cognitive decline.

We were pleased to have Dr. Jason Abney, Medical Director ...

 
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#ElderCareChat 11/5/14 Recap: Hospital and ER Survival Guide

During Wednesday’s live discussion, 39 new and returning participants shared tips and strategies for surviving a sometimes necessary hospitalization or ER visit, either as a caregiver or caree. Participants also dialogued about alternatives to hospitalization, and how to know when ...

 
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#ElderCareChat to Celebrate a Milestone

After researching Twitter chats that focused on eldercare issues and finding none, the SeniorsForLiving.com team joined forces with Caregiving.com to create #ElderCareChat.

That was four years ago — an impressive track record for a Twitter chat in a constantly ...

 
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#ElderCareChat 10/15/14 Recap: Overcoming Common Caregiving Challenges

During Wednesday’s live discussion, 44 new and returning participants shared tips and strategies for overcoming common caregiving challenges, be it incontinence, wandering (related to dementia), the need for respite, lack of support from family members, finding the best care, and ...

 
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