Caregivers of the elderly
154 views | +0 today
Follow
Caregivers of the elderly
cargivers solutions , services
Curated by Helene Cohen
Your new post is loading...
Your new post is loading...
Scooped by Helene Cohen
Scoop.it!

Md. caregiver arrested over alleged assault - WTOP

Montgomery County authorities say a caregiver has been charged with abuse and assault after shoving an autistic woman into a bathroom stall.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Helene Cohen
Scoop.it!

Book giveaway for The Caregiver's Companion: Caring for Your Loved One Medically, Financially and Emotionally While Caring for Yourself by Carolyn Brent Nov 27-Dec 27, 2014(showing 1-30 of 295) ent...

Book giveaway for The Caregiver's Companion: Caring for Your Loved One Medically, Financially and Emotionally While Caring for Yourself by Carolyn Brent Nov 27-Dec 27, 2014(showing 1-30 of 295) ent... | Caregivers of the elderly | Scoop.it
Enter to win one of 15 free copies available. Giveaway dates from Nov 27-Dec 27, 2014. Enter to win 1 of 15 Finished Copies of the book!Everything you ...
more...
No comment yet.
Rescooped by Helene Cohen from Creative Ideas to engage at senior centers
Scoop.it!

An Arts Colony For Seniors - ikonotv

An Arts Colony For Seniors - ikonotv | Caregivers of the elderly | Scoop.it
Tim Carpenter is changing the way thousands of elderly Californians experience aging by turning affordable senior housing communities into vibrant centers for learning, wellness and creativity. Learn more here.

Via Jeffrey William Goll, Helene Cohen
more...
No comment yet.
Rescooped by Helene Cohen from Creative Ideas to engage at senior centers
Scoop.it!

Volunteer Opportunities for Seniors at Senior Centers Article | SeniorCenterDirectory.com

Volunteer Opportunities for Seniors at Senior Centers article to inform and explain the various volunteer opportunities for Seniors that Senior Centers provide.

Via The Cause Project, Helene Cohen
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Helene Cohen
Scoop.it!

Tips and resources for families before hiring a home caregiver - KSHB

Tips and resources for families before hiring a home caregiver - KSHB | Caregivers of the elderly | Scoop.it
KSHB
Tips and resources for families before hiring a home caregiver
KSHB
While working on the investigation, 41 Action News consulted with state agencies about the best resources for families who are thinking about hiring an in-home caregiver.
more...
No comment yet.
Suggested by Conservatory Senior Living
Scoop.it!

The Sandwich Generation

The Sandwich Generation | Caregivers of the elderly | Scoop.it
Being part of the Sandwich Generation can be stressful. The unknown can feel scary. Remove the mystery and get educated about options you have.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Helene Cohen
Scoop.it!

A Brilliant Video on Engaging those with Dementia in All Stages

A Brilliant Video on Engaging those with Dementia in All Stages | Caregivers of the elderly | Scoop.it
A Brilliant Video on Engaging those with Dementia in All Stages
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Helene Cohen
Scoop.it!

Hospice and Nursing Homes Blog: Loneliness: How Older Adults Cope (Research, Meals on Wheels Volunteer Video 1:10)

Hospice and Nursing Homes Blog: Loneliness: How Older Adults Cope (Research, Meals on Wheels Volunteer Video 1:10) | Caregivers of the elderly | Scoop.it
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Helene Cohen
Scoop.it!

7 signs that a senior needs help | Health, Medical, and Science Updates

7 signs that a senior needs help | Health, Medical, and Science Updates | Caregivers of the elderly | Scoop.it
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Helene Cohen
Scoop.it!

Please watch this heartfelt Video about the challenges of saying good bye | Aging ParentsAging Parents

Please watch this heartfelt Video about the challenges of saying good bye | Aging ParentsAging Parents | Caregivers of the elderly | Scoop.it
more...
No comment yet.
Rescooped by Helene Cohen from Alzheimer's and Dementia Care
Scoop.it!

Caregiving robots not an impossibility for the future | Seniors For Living

Caregiving robots not an impossibility for the future | Seniors For Living | Caregivers of the elderly | Scoop.it

Though critics have classified the film as science fiction, per the LeadingAge article, “robot engineers around the world know better.” Robots performing as caregivers is not a thing of the distant future; if the cost of engineering, designing and producing these caregiving companions weren’t an issue, we might be using them more widely already


Via Becky B
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Helene Cohen
Scoop.it!

Caregiver Stress and How To Avoid It — Alzheimers Support

Caregiver Stress and How To Avoid It — Alzheimers Support | Caregivers of the elderly | Scoop.it
Caregivers need ideas to help lessen profound stress brought on by care-giving.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Helene Cohen
Scoop.it!

A Lesson In Keeping An Elderly Parent Safe In Their Own Home - Forbes

A Lesson In Keeping An Elderly Parent Safe In Their Own Home - Forbes | Caregivers of the elderly | Scoop.it
What an urgent e-mail from my Mom about a sick bird in the house taught me about keeping elderly parents safe in their own home.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Helene Cohen
Scoop.it!

Military caregiver: We're young, and we need help - azcentral.com

Military caregiver: We're young, and we need help - azcentral.com | Caregivers of the elderly | Scoop.it
Wife of a veteran: Soldiers returning from war today often require care for decades. Yet many programs aren't set up to help them.
more...
No comment yet.
Rescooped by Helene Cohen from Age in Place and Elder Advocacy
Scoop.it!

Community workshop explores elder abuse - Sampan.org

Community workshop explores elder abuse - Sampan.org | Caregivers of the elderly | Scoop.it
By Ling-Mei Wong. A workshop on elder abuse hosted by senior service provider Springwell and the Greater Boston Chinese Golden Age Center took place April 16 at the Boston Chinese Evangelical Church campus at ...
more...
No comment yet.
Rescooped by Helene Cohen from Creative Ideas to engage at senior centers
Scoop.it!

This Is Me Challenge--LDS Version: Personal History In Depth

This Is Me Challenge--LDS Version: Personal History In Depth | Caregivers of the elderly | Scoop.it
more...
Helene Cohen's curator insight, December 29, 2012 3:07 PM

This is a wonderful idea

Scooped by Helene Cohen
Scoop.it!

Alzheimer's, a Neglected Epidemic - New York Times

Alzheimer's, a Neglected Epidemic - New York Times | Caregivers of the elderly | Scoop.it
Alzheimer's, a Neglected Epidemic New York Times Replacing it was Alzheimer's, whose damage is sure to multiply as the number of older New Yorkers increases — by 2030 there will be close to 500,000 more people over age 60 than there were at the...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Helene Cohen
Scoop.it!

Accused caregiver turns herself in to police - FOX 4 News

Accused caregiver turns herself in to police - FOX 4 News | Caregivers of the elderly | Scoop.it
Accused caregiver turns herself in to police
FOX 4 News
Accused caregiver turns herself in to police. Posted: Friday, May 16, 2014 1:07 PM EDT. Updated: Friday, May 16, 2014 2:00 PM EDT. By: myfoxdfw.com Staff - email.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Helene Cohen
Scoop.it!

Alzheimer's / Dementia - Knows No Borders

At some point in our lives we will be touched by Alzheimer's /Dementia, by either a parent, spouse, friend or even ourselves. Alzheimer's / Dementia "Knows N...
more...
No comment yet.
Rescooped by Helene Cohen from Tracking Transmedia
Scoop.it!

The Geography of Government Benefits

The Geography of Government Benefits | Caregivers of the elderly | Scoop.it
See the share of Americans’ income that comes from government benefit programs like Medicare, Medicaid, Social Security, veterans’ benefits and food stamps.

Via siobhan-o-flynn
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Helene Cohen
Scoop.it!

Clearing up confusion on advance directives - amednews.com

Clearing up confusion on advance directives - amednews.com | Caregivers of the elderly | Scoop.it
Misinterpreting end-of-life documents can lead to unnecessary care for patients and create liability risks for physicians.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Helene Cohen
Scoop.it!

Milwaukee Community Journal » WISCONSIN'S LARGEST AFRICAN AMERICAN NEWSPAPER » Rash of Missing Seniors Has Local Families On Alert

Milwaukee Community Journal » WISCONSIN'S LARGEST AFRICAN AMERICAN NEWSPAPER » Rash of Missing Seniors Has Local Families On Alert | Caregivers of the elderly | Scoop.it
Rash of Missing Seniors Has Local Families On Alert - Warm temps have families creating “Senior Lost and Found Action Plan” to protect their elderly loved ones (July 2012) – A recent wave of missing sen...
more...
Dorothy R. Cook 's curator insight, June 11, 2015 2:18 PM

RIGHT ON TELL IT LIKE IT REALLY IS AND WILL BECOME TO BE! JST BECAUSE YOU ARE NOT OLD NOW IF YOU KEEP ON LIVING WAIT A WHILE!!  DAYS PASSES AND YEARS GROWS ON IN LIFE!

Scooped by Helene Cohen
Scoop.it!

Can Loneliness Be Deadly for the Elderly?

Can Loneliness Be Deadly for the Elderly? | Caregivers of the elderly | Scoop.it
It's a real and hidden danger among the older generation. Here are ways to combat isolation.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Helene Cohen
Scoop.it!

Caregiver Stress and How To Avoid It — Alzheimers Support

Caregiver Stress and How To Avoid It — Alzheimers Support | Caregivers of the elderly | Scoop.it
How to handle the profound stress that comes from care-giving an elderly or disabled person.
more...
No comment yet.