Category Archives: Questions 4 Dr. CC

12 Documents Everyone Should have Handy

Questions for Dr. CC Dear Dr. CC, I hoped you would write about what papers people need to have ready if they die or can’t handle their own affairs. I will be the one providing care for my parents who … Continue reading

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Seven Facts About CertifiedCare Caregiver Certifications

For far too long there has been no way for primary caregivers of adults with disabilities, the frail elderly or those who provide primary care for persons suffering from chronic conditions to get educated and certified in their own right.  … Continue reading

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5 Free Online Resources to Help Select a Better Nursing Home

Finding the right nursing home for your loved one can be a stressful and at times overwhelming process. Many people move their loved ones after an incident occurs at the resident’s current facility. At this time, family members want to … Continue reading

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Let’s Talk about Guardianship for Elders

Why do I have to seek guardianship? If I become someone’s guardian, will I be responsible for all of that person’s bills? When does someone need a guardian?  Does a person who is having a guardianship established have to go … Continue reading

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How to Find out Where the Money is… and How to legally Get to it

I am a lawyer with a doctorate in regenerative medicine and eight notches in my caregiving belt who has written four text books on a full range of caregiving topics and over 250 articles and blog posts about elder care. … Continue reading

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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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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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