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Archive for June 2016

Caregivers need help with burnout and finances

June 27, 2016 12:00 AM By Julian Gray and Frank Petrich Are you now a “caregiver”? Will you be one? A caregiver can be defined as a person who gives help and protection to an older or disabled person or to someone who is sick, helping manage activities of daily living such as eating, bathing,…

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Pleasant ambience complements good nutrition

Ruth Z.W. Johnson Posted Jun. 6, 2016 at 12:01 AM   Today’s column is the second in a series that will address practical ways caregivers can enhance the physical, mental and spiritual health of their loved ones. Last week’s topic was nutrition. Of course, the first guideline is taking into consideration any dietary restrictions, followed…

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Accredited Online Caregiver Certification: The American Caregiver Association

There is still some confusion and misinformation across the United States about who the the national accrediting organization for caregivers is. It’s our job to ensure that anyone seeking accredited caregiver certification be aware that the American Caregiver Association is, and always has been the national accrediting body for caregivers, assisted living managers, care home facilities,…

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Personal Care and Companionship Services

We get allot of questions about a number of different caregiver related issues. Once such question often concerns personal care and companionship services. It seems fairly straight forward and really it is, but we thought that we would provide you with a quick reminder for this post with a general spotlight on the “Bayada”, a…

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