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My Elder Advocate Launches Franchising Program to Fill Elder Care Gap

My Elder Advocate has launched it’s unique Franchising Model to assist elders and their families with safe, dignified, and compassionate elder care. Very soon there will be an elder advocate in your area. http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20150113006014/en/Elder-Advocate-Launches-Franchising-Program-Fill-Elder#.VM2FeWTF-Zw

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Does Nursing Home Understaffing Contribute To Resident Falls?

Paul Santiago recently broke his hip when he fell at his grandson’s 20th Birthday party. He was rushed to a hospital near his Middleburgh, NY home, where he underwent surgery to repair his hip. Before his surgery, he spent 25 hours on a gurney in the emergency room because there were no available beds. After only 5 days in the …

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Need Help Dealing With Dementia Caregiving? Some Strategies For You.

 The mental changes that accompany Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia not only impact a person’s ability to recall past events, they can dramatically alter that individual’s capacity for communication. Here are ten tips to keep conversations with a cognitively-impaired loved one positive and valuable for everyone involved. Being Reasonable, Rational and Logical Will Just Get You into Trouble. When …