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Solve Long-Term Care Issues

Solve Long-Term Care Issues

An Ombudsman Can Help ­The word “Ombudsman” is a Swedish term for a person who acts as a third party in resolving problems. A Long-Term Care Ombudsman can assist consumers who are choosing long-term care providers (nursing facilities, assisted living facilities, retirement communities, adult day care programs and home care agencies) by offering information on an individual provider’s services, history of complaints and their licensure status. Ombudsmen are advocates who work to improve the quality of life for seniors and [...]

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GeriatriCare Management, Inc.–Real-Life Story

GeriatriCare Management, Inc.–Real-Life Story
Rescuers don’t always wear uniforms and use sirens. For Richard Johnson, rescue arrived in the form of geriatric care manager Stephanie Thomopoulos. Stephanie is the founder and president of[...]

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Time to Connect–Seabury Resources for Aging

Time to Connect–Seabury Resources for Aging
By Christy Brudin Whether you are forging a friendship or building a business, creating strong bonds is hard work. In a world filled with quick solutions and easy fixes, the act of building[...]

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National Association of Professional Geriatric Care Manager Announce Benchmarking Study

In a collaborative effort, Home Care Pulse will conduct this independent Benchmarking Study for the Geriatric Care Industry with input from the  National Association of Professional Geriatric Care[...]

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A Nurse in the Family-Real Life Story

A Nurse in the Family-Real Life Story
Frank had multiple medical problems, an array of doctors and several in-home care providers, but his condition continued to deteriorate. His family was starting to feel hopeless and didn’t know[...]

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Rosner Healthcare Navigation–Real Life Profile

Rosner Healthcare Navigation–Real Life Profile
When Betsy Kremer went to visit her parents, Howie and Billie Palmer, in their assisted living community in upstate New York, she quickly realized that her father was not flourishing in the new[...]

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People on the Move – CareOptions

Care Options one of the most experienced and respected care management company in the Washington metropolitan area is pleased to announce that Linda Kunkel will transition from her position as[...]

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Study Reveals Research on Aging and Decision Making

Contrary to conventional wisdom that cognitive function declines beginning in the mid-forties, aging does not correlate with deteriorating ability to think for ourselves. These are the findings of[...]

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Debra Levy Legacy Fund

This year we lost a true pioneer in the field of eldercare and Geriatric Care Management, Debra Levy.  Below are details on a newly established fund in her memory, the Debra Levy Legacy Fund. The[...]

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