Caregivers Don’t Need To Go It Alone

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 »

Amp up your Referrals by Listening to Families

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  For many years I had the privilege of facilitating a family support group for individuals caring for a loved one with dementia.  Because the group was sponsored by a local community hospital, group members were loyal and very involved, year after year. Over the course of several years, we welcomed individuals into the group… 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 »

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 »

Dementia Training for Law Enforcement — Go for It!

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  I’ve been hearing about it more and more frequently: first responders taking training in working with individuals with dementia.  Today, I ran across a news article that reinforced not only the need but the interest on the part of emergency workers for this type of training. Of course, it got me thinking…what might happen… Read more »