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9 hours 19 min

Demystifying CT Homecare Agencies

 

“Being an educated consumer.”

 

By Linda Ziac

The Caregiver Resource Center

August 21, 2018

www.CaregiverResourceCenter.com

 

 

The Case Manager’s Corner

 

The Caregiver Resource Center is receiving an increasing number of calls from people asking for assistance in understanding the ever growing number of homecare agencies that are opening up in CT.

 

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“Being an educated consumer.”

 

By Linda Ziac

The Caregiver Resource Center

August 21, 2018

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5 days 1 hour

Home Care Assistance of Huntington,WV is the leading home care agency in West Virginia. Our mission is to change the way the world ages and offer high-quality in-home care services for older adults. All our caregivers undergo professional training to provide the best possible care for seniors. We have a wide variety of customized home care plans older adults can choose from, and we also specialize in Alzheimer’s, dementia, stroke, and Parkinson’s care. If your elderly loved one wants to enjoy a high quality of life while aging in the comfort of home, we are here to help.

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Home Care Assistance of Huntington,WV is the leading home care agency in West Virginia.

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5 days 14 hours

What Is Respite Care?

  seniorhelpdesk.com healthcare blog by Comfort Keepers of Shelton, CT. Comfort Keepers of Shelton Providing Best-In-Class Respite Care and Home Health Care in the Greater Shelton,CT  

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  seniorhelpdesk.com healthcare blog by Comfort Keepers of Shelton, CT. Comfort Keepers of Shelton Providing Best-In-Class Respite Care and Home Health Care in the Greater Shelton,CT  

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6 days 11 hours

Health Insurance 101

 

“Understanding Medical Insurance In-Network vs. Out of Network”

 

By Linda Ziac

The Caregiver Resource Center

August 15, 2018

www.CaregiverResourceCenter.com

 

Being unprepared for a medical emergency can cost you thousands of $$ out of pocket.

 

 

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“Understanding Medical Insurance In-Network vs. Out of Network”

 

By Linda Ziac

The Caregiver Resource Center

August 15, 2018

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6 days 14 hours

Mavencare is dedicated to serving the 90% of seniors who want to age in the comfort of their own home. With leading clinical technology, an expert care team, and compassionate home health aides, you can have peace of mind while your loved one receives hospital quality care at home.

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Mavencare is dedicated to serving the 90% of seniors who want to age in the comfort of their own home.

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5 months 3 weeks

Griffin Hospital and The Valley Senior Services Council Hosts: Series to Help Caregivers Keep Loved Ones Safely Independent

By Alex Stackpole 

Griffin Hospital and The Valley Senior Services Council invite caregivers – especially those caring for seniors - to a four-part series to help provide education, information and support.

The series starts Thurs., March 15 with “Patient and Family Engagement,” a panel discussion on the “hows” and “whats” when seeking care or assistance from hospitals, skilled nursing care, assisted living facilities, homecare and local or state agencies.

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By Alex Stackpole 

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5 months 3 weeks

Griffin Hospital to Host Free Blood Pressure Screenings at the Orange Senior Center on the fourth Tuesday of each month!

Griffin Hospital to Host Free Blood Pressure Screenings at the Orange Senior Center on the fourth Tuesday of each month!

Next Screening:

Look for the Blue Griffin Hospital Van on:

Event Start Date: 2/27/2018 10:00 AM

Event End Date: 2/27/2018 1:30 PM

Location:  Orange Senior Center   525 Orange Center Road   Orange, CT 06477  Phone: (203) 891-4784

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Griffin Hospital to Host Free Blood Pressure Screenings at the Orange Senior Center on the fourth Tuesday of each month!

Next Screening:

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5 months 3 weeks

Griffin Hospital to Host a free "Fall Prevention Program" on Friday March 9, 2018 from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm at Griffin Hospital, 130 Division Street in Derby. CT

Seniorhelpdesk.com blog by Alex Stackpole, Griffin Hospital

 

The Valley Parish Nurse Program at Griffin Hospital and Griffin Hospital Lifeline will host a free "Fall Prevention Program" on Friday March 9, 2018 from 9 a.m.-noon at Griffin Hospital, 130 Division Street in Derby, CT.

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Seniorhelpdesk.com blog by Alex Stackpole, Griffin Hospital

 

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5 months 3 weeks

How To Get Rid Of Your Clutter Workshop: Presented by Atria of Stratford on Friday March 2, 2018. Starting at 1:30 pm. Located at Atria of Stratford 6911 Main Street Stratford, CT 06614

How To Get Rid Of Your Clutter Workshop: Presented by Atria of Stratford on Friday March 2, 2018.  Starting at 1:30 pm. Located at Atria of Stratford  6911 Main Street  Stratford, CT  06614

Come join us at Atria of Stratford when Joan Law (from Fen Shui Joan's Way) speaks about downsizing the Fen Shui Way!

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How To Get Rid Of Your Clutter Workshop: Presented by Atria of Stratford on Friday March 2, 2018.  Starting at 1:30 pm.

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5 months 3 weeks

Caring for a loved one with Alzheimer’s or another form of dementia? You are not alone. With 101 encouraging and inspiring stories by others like you, this book is a source of support and encouragement throughout your caregiving journey.

Caring for a loved one with Alzheimer’s or another form of dementia? You are not alone. With 101 encouraging and inspiring stories by others like you, this book is a source of support and encouragement throughout your caregiving journey. 

Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia affect millions of people, and this book is especially for caregivers. This collection, a joint project with the Alzheimer’s Association, is filled with 101 stories of love and lessons from others like you, will support and encourage you as you care for your loved one.

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Caring for a loved one with Alzheimer’s or another form of dementia? You are not alone.

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5 months 4 weeks

Medicare Unveils Design And Publicity Campaign For New Beneficiary Cards with the First Mailing Beginning April 2018

The new cards will be rolled out in April 2018, but federal officials are beginning an outreach campaign now so seniors are not confused when they get theirs.

 

NPR: Medicare Is Mailing 60 Million New Cards To Prevent Identity Theft 
It's an administrative task for the ages. Medicare is getting ready to issue all 60 million of its beneficiaries new cards with new ID numbers as way to combat identity theft and fraud. The rollout begins next April, but the agency is already beginning its outreach campaign. (Kodjak, 9/14)

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The new cards will be rolled out in April 2018, but federal officials are beginning an outreach campaign now so seniors are not confused when they get theirs.

 

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5 months 4 weeks

If you are a Veteran who receives care from The Veteran's Administration you can access and download your VA medical records.

Download Your Own VA Medical Records at https://www.myhealth.va.gov/

  If you are a Veteran who receives care from VA, you can access your VA medical records.

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Download Your Own VA Medical Records at https://www.myhealth.va.gov/

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6 months 15 hours

How To Get Rid Of Your Clutter Workshop: Presented by Atria of Stratford on Friday March 2, 2018. Starting at 1:30 pm. Located at Atria of Stratford 6911 Main Street Stratford, CT 06614

How To Get Rid Of Your Clutter Workshop: Presented by Atria of Stratford on Friday March 2, 2018.  Starting at 1:30 pm. Located at Atria of Stratford  6911 Main Street  Stratford, CT  06614

Come join us at Atria of Stratford when Joan Law (from Fen Shui Joan's Way) speaks about downsizing the Fen Shui Way!

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How To Get Rid Of Your Clutter Workshop: Presented by Atria of Stratford on Friday March 2, 2018.  Starting at 1:30 pm.

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6 months 15 hours

Manage Your Social Security Benefits With A "My Social Security" Account​!

My Social Security is an online portal offered by the Social Security Administration that provides easy access to your Social Security information. The following link will connect you to My Social Security:  https://www.ssa.gov/myaccount/

 if you receive benefits or have Medicare, you can use your my Social Security online account to:

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My Social Security is an online portal offered by the Social Security Administration that provides easy access to your Social Security information.

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6 months 19 hours

Looking to share your wisdom, knowledge and experience with seniors in your local community? Blog for free at www.seniorhelpdesk.com

6 months 2 days

River House Adult Day Center

 

River House Adult Day Center

"A lifeline for anyone facing the challenges of dementia."

 

 

By Linda Ziac

The Caregiver resource Center

February 20, 2018

www.CaregiverResourceCenter.com

 

 

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River House Adult Day Center

"A lifeline for anyone facing the challenges of dementia."

 

 

By Linda Ziac

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