Training is as Important as Pay? Just ask the Family!

Family Caregivers need more from YOU!

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  As this is National Caregivers’ Month, it’s time that you support your local family caregivers with training resources today. Earlier in May this year, AARP ran a blog titled “More can be done to support family caregivers.”  In the blog, AARP executive Nancy LeaMond told the story of Ann, a woman who became an unexpected caregiver for her husband… Read more »

IPCed Celebrates National Family Caregiver Month

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  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 »

Caregivers Don’t Need To Go It Alone

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  Some days you know that you should just sit down and shut up, because someone else can express exactly what you’re thinking, but in a much clearer way. That’s how I felt today when I came across Jonathan Rauch’s article, Letting Go of My Father, in an archived article from the Atlantic Magazine. Although… Read more »

Free Tools for Family Education

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  November has been officially named Family Caregiver Month! To celebrate, we are excited to offer you some free tools for guiding conversations about health and care with your current and prospective clients and families. They’re Family Education Guides, and they’re available free here compliments of OnCourse Learning, one of the top providers of health… Read more »

IPCed Awards 2016 Commitment to Learning to Home Instead Clearwater, at HCAOA Conference

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  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 »

ComForCare Announces FREE Dementia Workshop

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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 »

IPCed is now part of OnCourse Learning

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I’m very excited to announce that IPCed is now part of the OnCourse Learning family.  This is a good thing for us all.  We keep the best of IPCed:  our office, our existing team, our services, and our leadership.  And we plan to continue running IPCed the way we have always run IPCed – focusing… Read more »

Celebrate National Assisted Living Week!

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  At the request of Mass-ALA, Governor Baker has issued a proclamation designating the week of September 11 – 17 as National Assisted Living Week.  Attached is a copy of the resolution which you can display in your residence. How is your community celebrating? Look at how these residences celebrate National Assisted Living Week each year,… Read more »