Although I am not a senior yet, I took a tumble that interfered with my life for a while.
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When you think of Cracker Barrel Old Country Store, you might think of long drives, your grandmother, or biscuits. Cracker Barrel is off almost all exits in the south. Going on a long trip? Chances are you have seen multiple signs for Cracker Barrel.
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The internet is the new frontier in marketing. Companies have learned how to use the system to effectively and efficiently market to their desired consumer group. Some companies have also learned how to abuse this system. Many companies have resorted to paying a “referral fee” to people or websites that will promote their products many times without directly acknowledging that they are being paid to do so. This unethical practice is largely unknown
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Are you an advocate? Do you help someone voice their needs and concerns? Do you provide needed information, or help make sense of information given to someone? Have you ever answered the question, “What would I want if I were in the other person’s shoes?” If so, chances are good that you have been an advocate. It’s both easier and harder than it sounds. If you are with your mom in the hospital, she might not want to pursue aggressive treatment for her latest exacerbation of her congestive heart failure (which now includes pneumonia), even though you believe she should. Can you effectively advocate for her in this case? You can, but it might be challenging. An advocate must adopt the views and preferences of the one advocated for, and make sure those views and preferences are heeded.
Families often ask if it’s time to think about a transition for a loved one to an assisted living facility. There are no hard and fast rules and each family situation is obviously different. As Care Managers, we complete an assessment with a client at home to help outline options to address this question.