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We Honor Veterans

The We Honor Veterans Campaign provides recognition to organizations that demonstrate a systematic commitment to improving care for Veterans.  Hospice of the Western Reserve launched its Peaceful & Proud:Personalized Care for Veteran program  and designed it to provide staff and … Continue reading

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What are the Federal Home Care Dependent Care Service Requirements?

Insist caregivers get education.  Helps them, helps the cared for. http://certifiedcare.org Wouldn’t you rather have a caregiver who actually knows what to do? Do not hire a caregiver who is not formally certified.http://certifiedcare.org CFR › Title 42 › Chapter IV … Continue reading

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Question for Dr. CC: How to give good oral care to frail elder

Dear Dr. CC, I am trying to help look after my great grand-father when I can.  Sometimes my grand mother will ask me to clean his teeth when I ask her how I can help.  He does not like to … Continue reading

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Frontotemporal Dementia Caregiving

Frontotemporal dementia, also known as  Dementia Lewy Body (DLB), has no cure and it gradually renders people incapable of tending to their own needs. Skillfull caregiving is very important and must be carefully managed over the course of the disease. … Continue reading

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Neglect is the Most Frequent Abuse in Long-Term Care

What is the Personal Care Aides’ role in recognizing ADL neglect? “How do you know if a patient’s Activities of Daily Living (ADL) personal care has been neglected?” asks the Training Nurse when leading a discussion with  Personal Care Aides … Continue reading

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Questions for Dr. CC: What is a Minor’s Trust?

Dear Dr. CC, What is a Minor’s Trust? Why would I use a minor’s  trust for my children? A Minor’s Trust in general is a legal instrument drafted in order to protect assets from creditors or to protect and manage … Continue reading

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Elder Caregiving over the Holidays

VIDEO CLIP/ SLIDE SHOW About caregiving over the holidays  It usually starts with a call: A father casually informs you he’s been diagnosed with congestive heart failure. Your mom’s neighbor says she’s noticed that Mom hasn’t been herself lately. A … Continue reading

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