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    Aging caregiver - health issues

    My mother (dementia patient, non-verbal, walks with significant support) has had 24/7 care since 2013.  We have three lovely ladies who care for her in her home.  One of them is getting older and having serious health issues, which make me concerned for her health, as well as her ...

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    Posted 5 days, 17 hours ago

    Live Next to a Major Road? You Could Be at a Higher Risk of Developing Dementia Later

    Study says living within 50 meters of major road puts you at greater risk of dementia. Here's why.

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    For many of us, living near a busy road is an incredibly unappealing option -- and for a variety of reasons. Now, findings from a new study have given us a whole ...

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    Who do you think should pay for caregiver education: Caregiver, family, employer?

    The trend is moving toward caregiver certification credentials prior to employment. Even Medicaid policy is changing in this direction.  So who do you think should pay for it?

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    What are your thoughts about informal caregiver credentials/certification?

    Family caregivers are being encouraged by insurance providers to get educated and Medicaid formulating policies with the same intentions in mind.  It is a widely held belief that all caregivers, informal and professional alike, need more education prior to undertaking the responsibilities of primary care for a frail elderly person, since ...

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    Posted 1 month, 1 week ago

    Advantages of becoming a certified Senior Care Auditor

     

    It is easy to add on to or start a new career as a Certified Senior Care Auditor if you like caring for frail elders

     

    A Senior Care Auditor is a person who provides senior care audits. This person has learned how to evaluate a seniors environment for safety issues, elder abuse and neglect fact finding, and many other criterion necessary for seniors healthy, comfortable life. Some Senior Care Auditors also are able to provide ...