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New Definitions of Pressure Wounds

WARNING: Some images might prove upsetting to viewers.  Pressure ulcers, aka pressure sores or bed sores, normally develop of the bony areas of the body like the heels, hips or cheek bone, ankles, ears, elbows, etc..  These sores are caused … Continue reading

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School for Military Caregivers of Veterans

PsychArmor Institute’s School for Military Veteran Caregivers and Families, sponsored by USAA, contains over a dozen free, on-demand, self-paced courses to empower those who care for our Veterans. These courses can help caregivers and families develop skills and knowledge to … Continue reading

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What ancient Egyptians believed about Death

Ancient Egyptians believed that upon death they would be asked two questions and their answers would determine whether they could continue their journey in the afterlife. The first question was, ‘Did you bring joy?’ The second was, ‘Did you find … Continue reading

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Elephants, Caregivers, and Elder Care

Elephants and eldercare?  Caregivers and elephants? Got your attention? I thought I would write about the unseen, yet apparent, bond that often develops between living intelligent beings when they experience life over time, and the journey toward the otherside.  The … Continue reading

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Home Care of Elderly: How to Reduce Risk of lawsuit

Are you a Primary Caregiver for a loved one or client?  Did you know that caregivers can be sued for misfeasance as well as malfeasance.  That means you don’t even have to intend to hurt someone to get sued!  What … Continue reading

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How to easily Prevent and quickly Recover from Caregiver Burnout

Self care is so often forgotten or overlooked by care providers.  We all tend to get distracted from ourselves during the holidays or other especially hectic times. It is too easy to get lost in doing for others and striving … Continue reading

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4 Ways Caregivers Grow a Senior Care Auditing Career

As the frail aged population mushrooms in growth and charges of elder abuse and neglect are on the rise, where is the silver lining for caregivers?  Today the certified Senior Care Auditor can save the day for the elder and … Continue reading

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