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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#ElderCareChat 2/1/12 Recap: Reaching and Teaching Caregivers

Improving caregiver outreach and education, a topic suggested by a group participant, was the foundation for this week's #ElderCareChat. True to form, a diverse and enthusiastic group of 57 chatters (a good mix of new and returning tweeters among them) talked ...

 
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A Round-up of Senior Care Conferences

Every year, organizations and businesses around the world host educational conferences, forums, or conventions on their area of interest, their niche in the market.

Currently, the most prominent Alzheimer’s scientists and researchers are gathered in Paris, France, for the ...

 
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Senior Move Managers Assist in Care Transitions

Though a major life decision and intense process on its own, choosing a senior care community is just the beginning: a lifetime and household’s worth of stuff must now be transitioned into a much smaller space, and usually in ...

 
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Meet the Home Care Team

People choose home care for many different reasons. Consequently, there are several types of home care services available, but these typically fall into two categories: medical and non-medical.

Wound care, lab testing, patient education, physical/occupational/speech therapy, catheter care, ...

 
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#ElderCareChat 101: A Resource for Caregivers & Senior Care Professionals

Twitter invites people to “join the conversation” – and at Seniors for Living (@Seniors4Living), we’ve taken that invitation a step further.

This past November, our team joined forces with Denise Brown (@Caregiving) of Caregiving.com to start a new ...

 
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SeniorsforLiving.com’s Senior Living Transition Resource Guide

Transition. The word operates as both a noun and a verb. As a noun, it is defined as “a passage from one state, stage, subject, or place to another;” as an intransitive verb, it refers to the act of making a transition.

Life is comprised of transitions great and small, but the later years are certainly rife with them.

Getting an AARP membership, needing bifocals when reading the morning paper, ...

 
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Dispelling the Myth of the “Stages” of Grief

Last month, my Grief & Bereavement Resource Guide was published on SeniorsforLiving.com. If you missed it, check it out now (and please share it with anyone you know that could benefit from it).

I was happy to receive so much feedback on the piece, including a clarification on something I referenced in the guide, something that is referenced quite often in discussions about grief and bereavement…although, as I’...

 
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SeniorsforLiving.com & Caregiving.com Launch New #EldercareChat on Twitter

I am still grinning after the success of our first #EldercareChat, which SeniorsforLiving.com is co-sponsoring on Twitter with Caregiving.com’s Denise Brown.

On Wednesday, November 17th at 1pm EST, followers of @Seniors4Living and @caregiving on Twitter probably noticed a spike in tweets, all of which ended with the group’s hashtag: #eldercarechat. The lively forum included people from the East Coast, West Coast, and other places/spaces ...

 
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