#ElderCareChat 4/2/14: Legal Issues in Eldercare

During Wednesday’s live discussion, 55 new and returning participants dialogued about legal issues in eldercare. Joining the conversation to add his expert insights was featured guest Howard Krooks of Elder Law Associates PA, Esq., CELA, CAP, and the President of ...

 
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#ElderCareChat 3/19/14 Recap: Loneliness Among Seniors and Caregivers

During Wednesday’s live discussion, 60 new and returning participants dialogued about the issue of loneliness among seniors and caregivers. There were so many thought-provoking, hard-hitting, heart-tugging tweets shared in the hour (733 total, to be exact), affirming the relevance and importance ...

 
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#ElderCareChat 2/19/14 Recap: Supporting Family Caregivers and Carees at End of Life

During Wednesday’s live discussion, 60 participants — again, we were happy to welcome several new tweeps to the conversation — took an unflinching look at an issue many would prefer to sweep under the rug, talk about privately, or discuss only when ...

 
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#ElderCareChat 1/22/14 Recap: Alzheimer’s Research Update

During Wednesday’s live discussion, 41 participants engaged in a conversation about the state of Alzheimer’s research. This week, we welcomed special guest Claire Day, who currently serves as Vice President of Constituent Services for the Delaware Valley Chapter of ...

 
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Register Now for the Next #ElderCareChat: 4/16/14 – Substance Abuse Among Seniors & Caregivers

Join @Seniors4Living and @Caregiving for another dynamic #ElderCareChat conversation on Wednesday, April 16th at 1 p.m. ET. Michelle (@Seniors4Living) will lead a discussion on substance abuse among seniors and caregivers.
Joining as a special guest panelist is Dr. ...

 
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#ElderCareChat 12/4/13 Recap: How Do We Train to Care?

During Wednesday’s live discussion, 46 participants discussed strategies and ideas for training the current and next generation of caregivers, both paid and unpaid. While training isn't the only answer to better care, it is certainly beneficial even to the most ...

 
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#ElderCareChat 11/20/13 Recap: Managing Holiday Stress

During Wednesday’s live discussion, 42 attendees talked about holiday stresses that particularly affect older adults and their caregivers, along with strategies for successful stress management and a happier holiday season. We also shared our own personal stressors and favorite holiday ...

 
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#ElderCareChat 10/16/13 Recap: You Won the Lottery: What Eldercare Services Will You Start?

This week, 42 chat participants dreamed with us: we won the lottery, and it was time to "spend the dough" on vital eldercare services. During our live discussion, attendees talked about the programs, services, housing options, training courses, support systems, technology, ...

 
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#ElderCareChat 12/19/12 Recap: The Gifts of Caregiving Help

This Wednesday, 33 participants gathered for our bi-monthly #ElderCareChat on Twitter to discuss the programs, tools and information available to caregivers, and perhaps more importantly, how to help them access these valuable resources. We also brainstormed about ways to involve the ...

 
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#ElderCareChat 9/5/12 Recap: Meaningful Activities & Hobbies

“These are a few of my favorite things...”

The words of the well-known song inspired this week’s conversation, and the range of best-loved activities and hobbies shared by our 60 participants was quite broad. There were the classics: watching movies, ...

 
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