I think many of us have read the staggering statistics on elder abuse: 1 in 10 Americans aged 60+ have experienced some sort of abuse and each year as many as 5 million elders are abused. But for me, these numbers became so much more real when someone was abused in my family. My story… Read more »
The Institute for Professional Care Education (IPCed) announced plans to celebrate November 2016 as National Family Caregiver Month. Marked by President Barack Obama’s proclamation, National Family Caregiver Month reaffirms “support for those who give of themselves to be there for their family, friends, and neighbors in challenging times.” It is also a time to… Read more »
The Institute for Professional Care Education presented The Home Care Association’s 6th Annual Caregiver of the Year Award at the 2016 HCAOA conference in Anaheim this week.
The Institute for Professional Care Education (IPCed) a training and certification company focusing exclusively on the senior care population, announced today that Home Instead Senior Care of Clearwater, Florida was selected as a 2016 recipient of the Commitment to Learning Award. Home Instead of Clearwater, Florida was selected to receive this award as a… Read more »
DementiaWise’s Director of Special Populations, Deborah Bier, PhD, will present: “Game-Changing Approaches to Dementia Care for Helping Professionals,” on Tuesday, September 27, 2016 — 3 Contact Hours for RNs and 3 CEUs available for Social Workers. This informative workshop is designed specifically for health care professionals who are working with individuals with dementia and will… Read more »
By Laura Layden of the Naples Daily News A retired engineer from Ohio, Hal Hume never imagined he’d become a home health aide. But for nine years, he’s worked as a caregiver for Home Instead Senior Care in the Naples area. “My wife applied for the job and when she talked to them, they asked if… Read more »
Senior Helpers offers free Personal Care Aide (PCA) training to the Camp Hill, Pennsylvania community using IPCed training tools. If you are interested in this class and would also like to make a difference please don’t hesitate to fill out our Demo Request.
One of IPCed’s Nurse Instructors, Kari McDaniel, recently conducted a caregiver training session in Linya, China, as part of a pilot program to determine and develop a training program for the millions of caregivers throughout China who work in the field of senior care. Kari used the Chinese language version of our textbook, The… Read more »