Monthly Archives: May 2014

Mobility and Perception: Are the Elderly and Disabled Treated Differently?

EXCERPT: Today, we are more likely to applaud a person’s perseverance and will to achieve in spite of the obstacles, than we are to consider a disability to be a sign of weakness. This steadfast resolve, coupled with the wonders … Continue reading

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Medicare will pay for certain types of caregiver education

Compliments of CertifiedCare.org ‘Quality credentials for quality caregivers’. Medicare will pay for certain types of caregiver education when it’s provided as part of a patient’s medically necessary face-to-face visit. Caregiver education is not separately payable in Medicare Part B; however, … Continue reading

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The Complete Caregiver Interview: Dr. Cathleen V. Carr of CertifiedCare

Do to popular demand, the complete interview of Dr Cathleen Carr by Mary Beth Sammons, has been reprinted below. Mary Beth Sammons, who has received several industry awards, including first place from United Press International for best spot news coverage, … Continue reading

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How to Recognize the Signs of Elder Abuse

Compliments of CertifiedCare.org, the caregiver education and certification company “Quality credentials for quality caregivers” With an increasing population of elderly as a result of the Baby Boom generation, statistics show that elder abuse is more prevalent than ever. According to … Continue reading

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11 Things Anyone Can Do to Prevent Elder Abuse

Compliments of CertifiedCare.org andSRAction.org

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Inspirational story from lifetime caregiver

Story of Inspiration: Lifelong Caregiver Dedicated to Reducing Elder Abuse She was only 11 when Dr.Cathleen Carr experienced the game-changing initiation into the world of “caregiver,” first for her grandmother, later a college roommate, and shortly after college graduation, her … Continue reading

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Hiring Caregivers Under the Table: What are the Risks?

Can you save money in the short term by hiring a caregiver under the table?  Of course.  Is it worth all that can go wrong?  Probably not. The client saves some time and hassle by paying an hourly wage without … Continue reading

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