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Home Care Worker

January 10, 2012
Home Care Workers are caregivers trained to help those with difficulty handling activities of daily living. 90% of Home Care Workers are women, with an aver
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Assisted Living: How Determine the Quality of a Facility

January 10, 2012
Assisted Living Facilities are designed for those who don’t have medical conditions needing constant care, but do need help with activities of daily livin
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Home Care vs. Retirement Homes

January 10, 2012
Elder care is a vital and necessary part of looking after our loved ones. We are an aging population and hope that we can grow old independently, maintainin
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Retirement Homes

January 11, 2012
Retirement Homes are geared to those in good health, who can manage their medications, and have plenty of leisure time. Most Retirement Homes have a minimum
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Alzheimer’s Disease

January 11, 2012
Dementia is a loss of brain function that occurs with certain diseases. Alzheimer’s is a type of Dementia, with others being Lewy Body Dementia and Pick's d
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Nursing Homes

January 11, 2012
Nursing Homes are often called Skilled Nursing Facilities. These offer the highest level of medical care outside of a hospital, with a doctor overseeing ea
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Time For Some Help

January 25, 2012
Given the choice, most seniors would prefer to continue living in their own homes, also known as “aging in place”, remaining independent without interventio
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Evaluating Elder Care Options

January 25, 2012
Seniors who need care need help which can be costly. Personal support workers are not government regulated, and they interact with a vulnerable segment of t
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Elder Care Challenges

January 25, 2012
Adult children of seniors with challenges often find it difficult to help their parents make the right choices. Emotional What happens
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Personal Care Homes

March 30, 2012
Personal Care Homes are the alternative to the large assisted living or nursing home facilities. Personal Care Homes offer the same options as the larger f
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