Elder Abuse & Home Care

Elder Abuse & Home Care

Elder Abuse can happen to anyone, in any setting. Research suggests that 1 in 10 Americans 60 and over have experienced some form of elder abuse- but this doesn’t take into account cases that go unreported. Some estimates range as high as 5 million seniors are abused...
What Do Nurses Do?

What Do Nurses Do?

Recently, there was public outcry in response to the inappropriate comments made by Washington State Senator Walsh regarding a proposed bill that would require uninterrupted meal and rest breaks for nurses. Walsh has apologized for her comments, and this blog is not...
What is Family Caregiving?

What is Family Caregiving?

Caregiving can take many forms. You may not even identify as a caregiver at first. A “Caregiver” is anyone who supports another person physically, financially, or emotionally. In the case of aging loved ones, you may become a “caregiver” inadvertently, as...
WHO NEEDS HOUSE CALLS?

WHO NEEDS HOUSE CALLS?

It is well known that aging adults desire to age in place. In order to succeed with this plan, having access to services that come into the home can be vital.  Services such as home health, home care and hospice are commonly called upon to support elderly individuals...

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