Monthly Archives: August 2015

Let’s Talk About Incontinence: PART 2: Causes and Symptoms

Urinary incontinence can affect your quality of life and your mood. You may become depressed and be afraid to go out and enjoy your usual activities because you worry about not finding a bathroom in time and having an “accident”… Continue reading

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Let’s Talk About Incontinence: Part 1

Let’s Talk About Incontinence is part of a multi part series, sponsored by the caregiver certification company, CertifiedCare, discussing the prevalent conditions, symptoms, and treatment best practices related to urinary and bowel incontinence in older people… Continue reading

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NAHC Files Brief in F2F Lawsuit

REPRINT:  Via Home Care and Hospice Executives Group The National Association for Home Care & Hospice (NAHC) filed its closing brief in the lawsuit challenging the Medicare rule that required physicians to compose a narrative following the patient face-to-face encounter … Continue reading

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How to Avoid Being Exploited by a Caregiver: A Story

  Adrianne Morris, 90, has been getting in-home care for the past decade. “I’ve made a decision to die in my home,” she said.  An aide comes to her apartment for a few hours every day.  “She helps me do … Continue reading

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STROKE: Is there an early warning test ?

Experienced caregivers make excellent Senior Care Auditors.  Get CSCA certified from CertifiedCare.org Stroke, cerebro vascular accident, is very serious.  Stroke can cause brain damage or death. It seems strokes  come out of the blue. But most of them happen due … Continue reading

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Arizona enacts Transparency for Home Care Consumers

Finally, Arizona home care consumers who receive care from private agencies are entitled to receive information about criminal background checks and training, according to a law that took effect July 15, the Prescott Daily Courier reported. Gov. Doug Ducey (R) … Continue reading

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