#ElderCareChat 12/18/13 Recap: Looking Back, Looking Ahead: Eldercare Trends

During Wednesday’s live discussion, 54 attendees took on the trends -- eldercare trends, that is. Not surprisingly, given we were talking about the future, technology was a major theme of the chat. With many new and returning participants from Canada, ...

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#ElderCareChat 11/6/13 Recap: Tech Tools for Seniors and Caregivers

During our live discussion on Wednesday (we were trending again!), 54 attendees talked about the latest and up-and-coming tech tools that are most valuable to seniors and caregivers.

Per a post from our friends at @eCaring, the top technology benefits reported ...

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#ElderCareChat 10/2/13 Recap: The Emotional Aspects of Aging and Caregiving

This week, a record-shattering 134 chat participants saturated the Twitter feed with thought-provoking and intense comments, questions and ideas about emotional health, particularly among caregivers and seniors. And, based on this phenomenal amount of participants and activity (714 tweets total through the ...

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#ElderCareChat 9/18/13 Recap: Innovative Lifelong Learning Programs

This week, 34 chat participants filled the Twitter feed with fresh ideas, savvy solutions, keen suggestions and thoughtful perspectives on lifelong learning programs for older adults.

The live forum kicked off with a mention of our July 2012 post, What the Sandwich ...

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#ElderCareChat 9/4/13 Recap: Managing Resistance to Care & Help

This week, 33 chat participants shared their own personal and professional experiences with managing resistance to care and help, both from the caregiver’s point of view to that of the person needing care or help. From fear and shame, to ...

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#ElderCareChat 8/21/13 Recap: All About Home Care

On Wednesday, 39 participants engaged in a dynamic conversation about home care, an elder option that is constantly evolving, flexible, diverse, and like assisted living, often misunderstood.

We were pleased to welcome several new attendees to our live #ElderCareChat forum this ...

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#ElderCareChat 8/7/13 Recap: Words of Wisdom About Growing Older & Caregiving

On Wednesday, 43 participants filled the #ElderCareChat tweet stream with wisdom and advice about life and caregiving, 140 characters at a time. Our live Twitter forum covered both the lessons we’ve learned through caregiving and the wise words we’ve heard ...

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#ElderCareChat 7/17/13 Recap: All About Assisted Living

This Wednesday, a record 106 participants joined our live Twitter forum to discuss assisted living, a care category that is still fairly new to the industry and as a result is often surrounded by confusion, both among professionals and the general ...

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#ElderCareChat 7/3/13 Recap: New Research About Caregivers

This Wednesday, 37 participants at our live Twitter forum discussed recently released findings about caregivers from the Pew Research Center. Much of the data was focused on the use of technology to aid in the caregiving experience, or how caregivers are "...

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#ElderCareChat 5/15/13 Recap: Substance Abuse Among Seniors and Caregivers

This Wednesday, 43 participants at our live Twitter forum tackled a tough subject: the implications of some startling new statistics about substance abuse among seniors. We also explored the issue as it relates to caregivers of older adults.

Just how startling ...

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