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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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Elder Abuse Targeted in Senate Bill

  A bill that would amend the Older Americans Act (OAA) to better protect elders from abuse was introduced to Congress by Sen.Richard Blumenthal (D-CT). Specifically, the Elder Protection and Abuse Prevention Act would establish a National Adult Protective Services … Continue reading

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A call to end the “vicious cycle” of the Eldercare System

[T]here are increasing examples of how starving social care of resources is seriously undermining the operation of the NHS … Continue reading

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SPECIAL REPORT: Ten Reasons for Caregiver Certification

SPECIAL REPORT:   Everyone knows that getting more informed about a subject is never a bad thing, right? Making more money and getting better quality jobs are the most obvious reasons why to invest in your education as a caregiver. … Continue reading

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CMS strengthens incentives to improve outcomes for patients with ESRD

MS Finalizes Policy and Payment Rate Changes for End-Stage Renal Disease Facilities in 2014 On November 22, CMS issued a final rule that updates Medicare policies and payment rates for 2014 for dialysis facilities paid under the End-Stage Renal Disease … 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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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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