The CARE Act: Helping Family Caregivers From Hospital to Home

Originally Posted on 03/07/2016 by AARP http://blog.aarp.org/2016/03/07/the-care-act-helping-family-caregivers-from-hospital-to-home/  In preparing Mom’s medication, my 90-year-old Pop would fill a syringe using the light of the kitchen window to see if the dosage was correct. He set up the nebulizer on a table with handwritten step-by-step instructions to remind him how to operate it. Today, millions of family caregivers…

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Medicare vs Medicaid

Originally Posted in A Place for Mom: Senior Living Newsletter   MEDICARE Medicare is national health insurance that all Americans receive when they turn 65. Disabled people who are under 65 can also enroll in Medicare without paying premiums. Medicare is usually not helpful to those looking for a solution to long term care needs.…

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An Interview with Phyllis

Originally featured in Women of Distinction Magazine: September 8, 2016 http://go.epublish4me.com/ebook/ebook?id=10090395#/0 Q&A Q: A good deal of your coaching practice is centered on working with family caregivers. What are some of the challenges facing family caregivers today? A: Their biggest challenge is to have a life of their own while caring full time for their…

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Teresa of Calcutta: A Life of Caring and Service

Mother Teresa Documentary   Life as a Young Sister Captivated by stories of missionaries, Agnes left her family home in Skopje in 1928 at the age of 18 to join the Sisters of Loreto. “Be so kind to hear my sincere desire,” she humbly wrote to the Loreto Mother Superior. “I want to join your…

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Patient Experience From the “Other” Side of the Bed A Guest Post by Maxine Legall

Originally Posted on LinkedIn on August 17, 2016   I am a patient experience professional and I’m very passionate about sharpening my skills in this people based field.  I am relatively new to the field but I can talk patient satisfaction scores with the best of them.  I can facilitate a patient experience class in my sleep…

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