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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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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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PCA Appreciation Day!

PLEASE   Tweet, Email, Facebook, “LinkIn”, MySpace, Blog, Text, Sign, Call, Tell, Write to anyone who you think might benefit from knowing about this opportunity.  This is an easy way for you to help reduce ignorance based or inadvertent  elder … Continue reading

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Traveling and the Special Needs Person

It can be just as much fun to travel with a person who lives with a disability as not.  So long as proper planning happens there is no reason why every one can’t make unforgetable travel memories. Use this page … Continue reading

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The ADRC Initiative

Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Kathleen Sebelius announced $12.5 million in awards to Aging and Disability Resource Centers (ADRCs) to support older Americans and people with disabilities stay independent and receive long-term services and supports. These grants, funded by … 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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PCA Tips for How to Manage Medications

Every good primary caregiver or Personal Care Aide needs to know how to and how not to handle and manage medications for the person who depends upon them for care. Find an excellent (but long) powerpoint on how to responsibly … Continue reading

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