Category Archives: professional caregivers

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Getting Better Takes Commitment

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The title of this post can mean a lot of things. If we are ill, we have to commit to getting better, being compliant with medications and clinicians guidance, making the effort. If we are golfers, it means beating balls, … Continue reading

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More Dangerous in or out of Hospital?

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Last year, Forbes published an article that those of us in elder care and home care already understood very well. The article, by Robert J. Szczerba (@RJSzczerba), talks about the fact that coming home from the hospital can be a … Continue reading

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Nurses Take Step Forward!

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An article at HealthITAnalytics.com takes a big step in the right direction, concerning making Electronic Health Records (EHR) more valuable in the provision of health care. The American Academy of Nursing issued a policy statement that EHR “are incomplete and … Continue reading

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Drop the Cynicism, Deal with Data!

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I know that sometimes my writing can come across as just a bit opinionated and blunt. šŸ™‚ Guilty as charged. However, I try to make sure my writing is based on data, knowledge and research – doing my homework. I … Continue reading

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Daughters and Sons as #Caregivers


An interesting – but not surprising – article in AgingCare.com starts with the headline, “Daughters Care Twice as Much for Their Parents, Compared to Sons“. I am sure that title did not refer to emotional attachment, but to the level … Continue reading

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It Just Keeps Getting Better


I have written several posts recently about our experience applying the Music & Memory program to our home care services at Support For Home In-Home Care. I continue to smile and appreciate what our Home Care Aides are doing with … Continue reading

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More Music, More Memory

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A few days ago I posted an article on why Support For Home In-Home CareĀ became certified in the Music & Memory program. We have been rolling it out to a number of our home care clients and continue to be … Continue reading