#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 3/6/13 Recap Post: Where Should Elder Care Dollars Go?

This Wednesday, 45 participants from all walks of the elder care life engaged in a bit of role-playing for our conversation on financing. As usual, it was a lively -- or “hopping,” as faithful attendee @NatriceR described it -- hour of ...

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#ElderCareChat 11/21/12 Recap: Future Topic Ideas

As this week’s chat fell on the day before Thanksgiving, we thought it would be a great opportunity to give our participants the floor. Of course, we always have great interactions and discussions in every chat, but instead of ...

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When Holy Matrimony and Senior Care Decisions Collide

“In sickness and in health, in nursing homes or in hospice...”

Of course, we know that’s not how it goes, but when soon-to-be newlyweds are standing toe to toe, eyes locked on their partner’s face, thoughts rarely turn ...

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Elder Care in the Dark Ages?

A recent BBC news article suggests that the senior housing and elder care industry has much to learn from the notorious Dark Ages, reports Alyssa Gerace for SeniorHousingNews.com in this post.

Apparently, though the era has a bad reputation ...

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#ElderCareChat 11/16/11 Recap: Alzheimer’s from the Frontlines

A culmination of feedback from 130 public input sessions, a national Telephone Town Hall meeting, and comments on the NAPA web site (all facilitated by the Alzheimer’s Association), resulted in the Alzheimer’s from the Frontlines report, in which the ...

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#ElderCareChat 9/21/11 Recap: Best Caregiving Tips

This Wednesday, 62 diverse and dynamic eldercare tweeps shared their best and favorite caregiving tips.

Moderated by Denise Brown (@caregiving), the chat produced a total of 667 tweets, with each participant contributing about 11 tweets (thanks to analytics from The Fox Group).

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Twitter Round-up: A Few of our Favorite Senior Care “Tweeps”

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#ElderCareChat 8/24/11 Recap: Caregiving’s Difficult Decisions

Caregiving isn’t for wimps. The experience is rife with difficult decisions, which is what we talked about in the latest installment of #ElderCareChat.

Kicking off the discussion was a dialogue about what makes decisions of any kind (caregiving-related or ...

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Elder Care Planning Resource Guide

“At least 70 percent of people over age 65 will require some long-term care services at some point in their lives.” – LongTermCare.gov

Those plan-ahead types may drive you crazy – or, you may consider yourselves one of those efficient elite. No matter ...

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