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Care Management - The New Employee Benefit

Posted by Jen W on Sep 26, 2018 11:34:06 AM

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Tags: aging, Alzheimer's disease, caregiving, education, care management, cognitive benefits, communication, Dementia, independence, meaningful connections, medical, Palliative care, seniors, socialization, Support

Tips For The Emergency Room

Posted by Jen W on Jan 17, 2018 2:37:00 PM

Tips for the Emergency Room

No one wants to visit the Emergency Room, but it happens all the time! An ER visit is always unexpected and it makes us anxious. Because we are worrying, we may not think as clearly as usual. Taking a few minutes to prepare in advance will help you receive a better continuity of care at your next ER visit. Here are some helpful tips.

 

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Tags: aging, caregiving, education, care management, health, medical, Support, Erlanger Hospital System, senior care chattanooga, hospital, Kindred Hospital

World Heart Day: A Day for Changes

Posted by Sarah P on Oct 1, 2017 9:40:05 AM

World Heart Day is the World Heart Federation’s largest awareness raising campaign every year. One of the primary groups of people the Federation is trying to communicate information to is seniors. I’m sure you have heard about many different types of ailments and diseases, but cardiovascular disease (CVD) continues to be the leading cause of death around the world. 66% or two-thirds of deaths related to CVD are in the senior population. Small heart-conscious changes can help prevent or manage CVD, and also improve your overall health and quality of life.

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Tags: aging, caregiving, education, exercise, care management, cognitive benefits, health, heart disease, medical, medication, seniors

Older adults and reasons for falls

Posted by Sarah P on Aug 23, 2017 6:50:51 PM

You get an unexpected call from a family member and brace yourself for difficult news.  You are told, “Mom is OK, but fell at home and is in the ER.  I think she is going to need surgery and may have a long road to recovery.”  As you think about this call you wonder, why has Mom been falling more lately?

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Tags: aging, caregiving, education, exercise, care management, coaching, health, medical, resources, Safety, seniors, Support

May is Aging Life Care Month!

Posted by Jen W on May 24, 2017 4:12:49 PM

What is Aging Life Care?

Aging Life Care™, also known as geriatric care management, is a holistic, client-centered approach to caring for older adults or others facing ongoing health challenges. Working with families, the expertise of Aging Life Care Professionals provides the answers at a time of uncertainty. Their guidance leads families to the actions and decisions that ensure quality care and an optimal life for those they love, thus reducing worry, stress and time off of work for family caregivers through:

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Tags: aging, Alzheimer's disease, caregiving, education, General, parkinson's, care management, cognitive benefits, health, meaningful connections, medical, resources, seniors

COPD is the 4th Leading Cause Of Death in the US?

Posted by Jen W on Jan 18, 2017 3:04:06 PM

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) is the 4th leading cause of death in the US. It is often under diagnosed or misdiagnosed and it is a misconception that shortness of breath is due to aging. Therefore, symptoms are often ignored and healthcare providers may not ask the right questions.

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Tags: aging, General, care management, medical, pulmonary

How Can Care Management Benefit You Or Your Loved One?

Posted by Jen W on Jan 6, 2017 12:11:37 PM

How Can Care Management Benefit You Or Your Loved One? 

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Tags: aging, Alzheimer's disease, caregiving, education, care management, cognitive benefits, communication, Dementia, independence, meaningful connections, medical, Palliative care, seniors, socialization, Support

Preparing Meals That Can Be Safely Swallowed...

Posted by Jen W on Dec 22, 2016 2:12:55 PM

Holidays often mean spending family gatherings around the dinner table to enjoy favorite foods and traditions.   Meal times are enjoyable social times, but when health issues affect one’s ability to safely swallow or lack of coordination and cognitive challenges make getting food where it belongs a difficult task, these enjoyable times can become embarrassing and stressful.  With a little thoughtful pre-planning and creative adjustment to some old family favorites, joy can return to the dinner table.

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Tags: aging, Alzheimer's disease, education, Assisted Living, care management, cognitive benefits, Dementia, dining with dignity, easy meals, health, Holidays, medical, resources, senior safety, seniors, Support

Teamwork Provides Your Loved One with a Safety Net at Home

Posted by Brook Dickerson on Jun 1, 2016 10:29:39 AM

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Tags: aging, Aging care, aging in place, General, care management, Care Manager, medical, Safety, Support

We Attended an Excellent 2016 AFTD Education Conference...

Posted by Brook Dickerson on May 18, 2016 10:14:08 AM

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Tags: aging, Alzheimer's disease, education, frontotemporal degeneration, Choices in Senior Care, Dementia, dementia series, family caregivers, frontotemporal dementia, FTD, Living with alzheimer's, medical, seniors

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