At Their Limit: Therapists dedicate their lives to helping, but what happens when that help exacts a toll? A Guest Post by Denio Lourenco

  This article was originally posted on The Brooklyn Ink Blog Site October 23, 2017 When Drena Fagen started her career as a social worker counselling at-risk and formerly incarcerated teenagers, she knew she would see suffering. She just didn’t know how much. Every one of her clients brought with them years of pain and abuse, […]

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Giving Your Caregiver a Game Plan A Guest Post by Maggie Drag

  Nothing makes me happier than hearing about the way our caregivers bring a smile to their clients’ lives. In fact, that is what makes us so dedicated to our work- the men and women that are genuinely excited to spread joy and love wherever they go. After celebrating our 6th Annual Caregiver Party with […]

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Navigating Medicare – Understanding Medical Supplies vs. Durable Medical Equipment A Guest Post by Rodger Sims

Medicare is a health insurance program that covers people who are over 65 and can cover younger people with disabilities and people suffering from kidney failure, known as end-stage renal disease (ESRD). With over 71.3 million people enrolled, Medicare is one of the largest insurance providers for seniors in the United States. If your loved […]

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Desirable Traits in a Caregiver: A Guest Post by Lara Janssen

  One of the most important thing in caregiving business is to have the seniors and their caregivers get along. Old people are commonly set in their ways, so it is unlikely that they will be ready to change much. That means that the caregiver is the one who will have to adjust to the senior […]

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Alzheimer’s and Incontinence: How They’re Related A Guest Post by Eric I. Mitchnick, MD, FACS

  Alzheimer’s disease is a progressive illness of the brain that gradually destroys a person’s cognitive capabilities and, eventually, interferes with the performance of basic daily self-care functions. People in the latter stages of Alzheimer’s tend to experience incontinence, which is loss of control of either the bladder or bowels, or both. However, not everyone […]

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