Tag Archives: independent living

Community Based At Home Care Programs

BACKGROUND Researchers estimate that 19.6 percent of seniors hospitalized were readmitted within 30 days of discharge, in part due to the failure to adequately attend to the care transition at discharge. Nurses have long asked how the transition from hospital … Continue reading

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Ask Dr. CC: What is Supplemental Security Income?

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) is a Federal income supplement program funded by general tax revenues (not Social Security taxes).  SSI is designed to help aged, blind, and disabled people, who have little or no income; and SSI provides cash to … Continue reading

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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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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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Congress examines violence against seniors

Seniors experience addition stress due to fear of being victimized. Each day, news reports describe incidents of older adults across the United States being abused, denied needed care, or financially exploited, often by those they depend on. And as the … Continue reading

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Technology & Elder Care in the News

How is technology being used in Assisted Living?  Find out here in a brief video originally featured on the NBC Nightly News with that cutey Brian Williams http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ngx0133IY4E

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Question for Dr. CC: What is the difference between Home Care Waiver and Passport?

The Ohio Home Care Waiver program is designed to meet the needs of financially eligible consumers who have been assessed to require an intermediate or skilled level of care and who are age 59 or younger. Without the services available … Continue reading

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