Care for the Caregiver

701, 2017

5 Tips from Experts on Caring On Caring for Elderly Parents at Home A Guest Post by Jessica Hegg

January 7, 2017|Categories: Overcoming Caregiver Fatigue|Tags: , , , , |

  Each year, millions of Americans find themselves caring for their elderly parents or aging family members at home for the first time.   **Currently, there are more than 34 million family caregivers in the U.S.   If you are one of them, clearly, you are not alone. While the initial [...]

1909, 2016

The CARE Act: Helping Family Caregivers From Hospital to Home

September 19, 2016|Categories: Overcoming Caregiver Fatigue|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

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. [...]

1709, 2016

Commencement Remarks to the Touro College School of Health Science 2016 Graduates offered by Phyllis on September 13, 2016.

September 17, 2016|Categories: Building A Healthy Work Environment In Nursing|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Graduates in Cap and Gown --- Image by © Royalty-Free/Corbis   Dean Primavera, distinguished faculty, honored guests, proud parents and family and my newly graduated colleagues... I want to begin my guidance to you this afternoon by reminding all of you of just how unique and wonderful you [...]

1409, 2016

Video: Caregiver Engagement: A Pathway to Deliver Patient-Centered Care

September 14, 2016|Categories: Overcoming Caregiver Fatigue|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=edpPx4CtRac   Listen closely to what can happen when caregivers are respected, heard and treated as team members and not employees...Fabulous!

1109, 2016

Medicare vs Medicaid

September 11, 2016|Categories: Overcoming Caregiver Fatigue|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

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 [...]

809, 2016

An Interview with Phyllis

September 8, 2016|Categories: Overcoming Caregiver Fatigue|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Originally featured in Women of Distinction Magazine: September 8, 2016 http://go.epublish4me.com/ebook/ebook?id=10090395#/0 Healer's outstretched open hand surrounded by random wise healing words on a rustic stone effect background Q&A Q: A good deal of your coaching practice is centered on working with family caregivers. What are some of the [...]

509, 2016

Caring is a Delicate Balance: Let’s Talk About Advance Illness Management

September 5, 2016|Categories: Overcoming Caregiver Fatigue|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

The goal is self-determination and a peaceful death https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SXRDGzGyKf8

409, 2016

Teresa of Calcutta: A Life of Caring and Service

September 4, 2016|Categories: Overcoming Caregiver Fatigue|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Mother Teresa Documentary https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rNhaPykSky8 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. [...]

109, 2016

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

September 1, 2016|Categories: Overcoming Caregiver Fatigue|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

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 [...]

2608, 2016

America’s Family Caregivers Can’t Wait: Tell Congress to Pass the RAISE Act Now Guest Post by Nancy A. LeaMond

August 26, 2016|Categories: Overcoming Caregiver Fatigue|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

Originally Posted www.blogAARP.org on 08/22/2016 After Labor Day, when Congress returns from its summer recess, there will only be 33 working days left for the U.S. House of Representatives before the end of the year. That’s not a lot of time to address some of our nation’s biggest challenges. One item [...]

2508, 2016

VIDEO: Save one life, you are hero. Save 100 live, you are NURSE

August 25, 2016|Categories: Creating A Happy & Inspiring Workplace Culture|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

  This beautiful video says it all...no other words are necessary.    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V6h2C47VFHk

2108, 2016

Free Veterans Eligibility Calculator Guest Post Originally Published in Senior Blog Living

August 21, 2016|Categories: Overcoming Caregiver Fatigue|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

  There are many benefits out there for veterans, but sometimes determining eligibility can be confusing. VeteranAid.org recently released an eligibility benefit calculator for the VA Aid and Attendance benefit to you help simplify the process for you and your loved ones. Get started to discover how your family can [...]

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