Complex Family Caregiver Challenges — and Ready Solutions

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 »

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 »

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 »

Strengthening the Senior Care Workforce: Mission Critical

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  I’ve been on a speaking mission across the country these last few months, attending and presenting at conferences ranging from Sacramento, California to Orlando, Florida.  At every session, providers mention that their #1 concern is staffing:  attracting good quality applicants (or any applicants at all, in some cases) and keeping their best and brightest… Read more »

Family Caregivers need more from YOU!

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  Support your local family caregivers with training resources today Recently, 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 following a massive stroke.