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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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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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Home Care Workers get Minimum Wage Protection, Finally!

Victory! The Department of Labor has announced that–after almost 40 years of exclusion–home care workers in all fifty states will finally be covered by federal minimum wage and overtime law. Get professional caregiver credentials now at CertifiedCare.org This is… GOOD … 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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Foundation receives nearly $3 million in gifts

MetroHealth Connection MetroHealth Foundation receives nearly $3 million in gifts from a Cleveland east-side family. The MetroHealth Foundation has received nearly $3 million in gifts from its board members and the November family. These are among the largest gifts in … Continue reading

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Heartfelt Thanks to Andrea Obston from CertifiedCare.org

Ms. Obston  gifted a valuable database of press contacts to our contractors from Pure Performance Communications to help with our public relations campaign to raise awareness about the importance for caregiver education and training. The executive staff at CertifiedCare presented … Continue reading

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The History of Caregiving in the United States

The Public Health Service Actof 1944 structured the United States Public Health Service (PHS) as the primary division of the Department of Health Education and Welfare (HEW), which later became the United States Department of Health and Human Services. The … Continue reading

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