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Archive for April 2017

Help wanted: Iowa's 350,000 family caregivers play critical role

Chelsea Keenan The Gazette Iowa has few resources to prepare caregivers for complex medical tasks Julee Vinz smiles as her sister Michele Vinz does her hair at their condo in Des Moines on Saturday, March 4, 2017. Michele gave up her job and moved from San Diego to Des Moines to care full time for…

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Understanding Parkinson’s Dementia

Alzheimer’s disease is the most common type of dementia and therefore most people have heard of it, but there are other kinds of dementia that can create unique challenges. Parkinson’s disease is a progressive disorder of the nervous system and its most distinctive symptom is tremors. While these tremors are one of the earliest symptoms…

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What do i need to do to become a caregiver

Get national caregiver certification here This is a question that we get everyday. First off, before you ever start you start thinking about what you need to do to become a caregiver you should first consider what ‘type’ of caregiving that you want to do. Do you want to work for a home health company? Would…

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