Who to Know When You’re a Caregiver

When you’re a caregiver, it’s easy to get overwhelmed and feel as if you’re the only one who can do the caregiving work. You may also feel that a doctor is the only one to whom you ...

 
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New Government Standards for Culturally Sensitive Senior Care

“A broader definition of culture” is one of the updates recently made to CLAS (Culturally and Linguistically Appropriate Services), a set of standards introduced in the year 2000 by the Department of Health and Human Services. Per this McKnight’s Long-Term ...

 
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Why No Two Assisted Living Communities Are Alike

Assisted living is a business, whether it is run by a for-profit or not-for-profit company. Though it may be difficult to think of a place that provides personal care for older adults as such, it is the truth. However, it’...

 
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#ElderCareChat 8/15/12 Recap: Avoiding Burnout

A record-breaking 91 participants attended last week’s chat on burnout (seems this is an issue that many can relate to, yes?). While you engaged and conversed, I was avoiding burnout by taking a week to rest and recharge in the ...

 
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