Monthly Archives: February 2014

How to Get Paid for Caring for an Elderly Parent (video)

Why is it that a stranger can get paid for caring for your parent, but you cannot? Tell your legislators it is time to pay family members who give up paid work to care for a family member or who … Continue reading

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What’s the difference between CertifiedCare’s certification programs and aQuires training program.

What is the difference between CertifiedCare’s programs for professional caregivers and aQuires training?  I just want to make sure that if I pay all this money that I can actually do something with it and that having the certification will … Continue reading

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Scary reasons why In-home caregivers need training as well as better pay

By Rosanna Fay Why would California keep in-home caregivers of the disabled and elderly in the same “domestic workers” category as housekeepers? Having worked with my elderly parents’ caregivers, I can’t help seeing this as one of two dangerous flaws … Continue reading

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Next PEPPER Release to be Available Electronically

Next PEPPER Release for SNFs, Hospices, LTCHs, Free-Standing IPFs, IRFs, and PHPs to be Available Electronically TMF Health Quality Institute is developing a secure web portal through which certain providers can access their Program for Evaluating Payment Patterns Electronic Report … Continue reading

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Watch a Prize Winning Dementia Video

Neuro-cognitive disorders like Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias are amongst the fastest growing diseases on the planet.  Watch this prize-winning video produced by Vinn Bay and Tee Boon Leng for a video competition as part of the Alzheimer’s Disease National … Continue reading

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Register for National Partnership to Improve Dementia Care in Nursing Homes CEU

National Partnership to Improve Dementia Care in Nursing Homes — Register Now – Seats still available                       Get Personal Care Aide education and certifications at CertifiedCare.org                                            Wednesday, February 26; 2-3:30pm ET To Register: Visit MLN Connects™ Upcoming Calls. Space … Continue reading

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Telemedicine opens doors for Personal Care Aides

“Through the mobile device, we can really put the home care aide on the health care team”, says Addus president and CEO Mark Heaney said in their latest press release. In New York and Illinois PCAs are learning to use … Continue reading

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