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Attendant Care / Act 150

If you have a physical disability, the Attendant Care Waiver and state funded Act 150 program may be available to you to continue to live in your home and community with support and services. 35 more words

Disabilitiies

"'Crisis mode': As boomers age, a shortage of caregivers" - The Baltimore Sun

“Open Arms Solutions caregiver Kamlesh Debi, left, brings a slice of pie to Frank Shapira, 91, right, Monday, Nov. 20, 2017 at Shapira’s Skokie apartment, where he receives 24-hour home health care.” 133 more words

Aging

Oh where is my ...

Have you ever gone to leave the house and searched forever to find your car keys?  Yup!  Happens to all of us, we place something in a specific place and then later when we go to find it we cannot find it. 313 more words

Caregiving

Aging at Home Safely; Safe and Independent Living for Seniors

For today’s seniors, remaining in their own home for as long as possible is a primary goal for living in late adulthood. It is estimated that in the United States over 12 million adults age 65 and older live alone. 123 more words

Senior Independence

"Good Friends Might Be Your Best Brain Booster As You Age" - Kaiser Health News

by Judith Graham

“Ask Edith Smith, a proud 103-year-old, about her friends, and she’ll give you an earful.

“There’s Johnetta, 101, whom she’s known for 70 years and who has Alzheimer’s disease. 149 more words

Aging

Who cares for the caregiver?

A caregiver is someone who gives from the heart to the point of forgetting about their own needs.  A caregiver will miss out on sleep, ignore their own health needs, miss out on time with friends and other family and basically put all their needs on the back burner. 232 more words

Caregiving

The universal truth

What is the universal truth?

The only people who will deny this truth are the executive officers and board members of health care facilities.

For those of us working in the trenches of health care we will scream this truth at the top of our lungs.   467 more words

Caregiving