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Our 2018 Resource Directory

Available Now - The Caregiver Resource Center's Resource Directory 2018

As part of The Caregiver Resource Center’s Community Outreach Program in Fairfield County CT, we have just released The Resource Directory 2018.

This Directory is composed of CT area local and national listings, including health resources and hotlines, State of CT Departments, State of NY Departments, US Government Agencies, and the US Department of Veterans Affairs.

 

Two ways to access The Resource Directory:

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16 hours 26 min

The Alzheimer's Association Connecticut Chapter's 21st Annual Dementia Education Conference: On Thursday, April 19, 2018 at the Mohegan Sun Convention Center in Uncasville, CT​

The Alzheimer's Association Connecticut Chapter's  21st Annual Dementia Education Conference: On Thursday, April 19, 2018 at the Mohegan Sun Convention Center in Uncasville, CT

Conference time: TBA

For more information visit: https://www.alz.org/ct/

2018 Keynote Speaker: KENNETH J. DOKA, PhD

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The Alzheimer's Association Connecticut Chapter's  21st Annual Dementia Education Conference: On Thursday, April 19, 2018 at the Mohegan Sun Convention Center in Uncasville, CT

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1 day 11 hours

10 Ways to Reduce Patient Readmissions

Seniorhelpdesk.com Healthcare Blog Credited to Vitas Healthcare  https://www.vitas.com

Communication and collaboration are the keys to reducing patient rehospitalization. Studies suggest that healthcare professionals, including physicians, hospital leadership, and assisted living or skilled nursing facility administrators, can avoid unnecessary and costly readmissions by working together. 

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Seniorhelpdesk.com Healthcare Blog Credited to Vitas Healthcare  https://www.vitas.com

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1 day 11 hours

Evening of Wellness Lecture: Podiatry-Foot Pain and Some Solutions: Hosted by Fairfield Chamber of Commerce on Wednesday February 7, 2018 from 6 PM to 7 PM. Location Norma Pfriem Breast Center 111 Beach Rd, Fairfield, Connecticut 06824. Public Event

Evening of Wellness Lecture: Podiatry-Foot Pain and Some Solutions: Hosted by Fairfield Chamber of Commerce on Wednesday February 7, 2018 from  6:00 PM  to 7:00 PM. Location Norma Pfriem Breast Center 111 Beach Rd, Fairfield, Connecticut 06824. Public Event

You are invited! by the Fairfield Chamber of Commerce to attend the 4th in the 2017-2018 Evening of Wellness Lecture Series at Norma Pfriem Breast Center. The lecture will be given on February 7, 2018 by Chioma Enu, DPM. Dr. Enu will present and hold a discussion on:  

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Evening of Wellness Lecture: Podiatry-Foot Pain and Some Solutions: Hosted by Fairfield Chamber of Commerce on Wednesday February 7, 2018 from  6:00 PM  to 7:00 PM.

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1 day 16 hours

Sevens Home Care is a Denver based home care agency that gets its name from it's emphasis on the 7 activities of daily living. Sevens has a heavy focus on keeping people in their homes, improving quality of life and helping families stay together.

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Sevens Home Care is a Denver based home care agency that gets its name from it's emphasis on the 7 activities of daily living.

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1 day 18 hours

Medical Home Care Agencies Often Wrongly Deny Medicare Help To The Chronically Ill

Seniorhelpdesk.com Healthcare Blog by By Susan Jaffe  Photos by Heidi de Marco and Kaiser Health News    

Cover photo: Colin Campbell needs help dressing, bathing and moving between his bed and his wheelchair. He has a feeding tube because his partially paralyzed tongue makes swallowing “almost impossible."

 

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Seniorhelpdesk.com Healthcare Blog by By Susan Jaffe  Photos by Heidi de Marco and Kaiser Health News    

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1 day 19 hours

Radon Is The Second Leading Cause of Lung Cancer After Cigarette Smoking: Protect Yourself and Your Family From This Silent Killer In Your Home!

Seniorhelpdesk.com healthcare blog credited to Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, CDC

Radon is the second leading cause of lung cancer after cigarette smoking. If you smoke and live in a home with high radon levels, you increase your risk of developing lung cancer. Having your home tested is the only effective way to determine whether you and your family are at risk of high radon exposure.

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Seniorhelpdesk.com healthcare blog credited to Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, CDC

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2 days 8 hours

Postcard From California: Alzheimer’s ‘Looks Like Me, It Looks Like You’

Seniorhelpdesk.com Healthcare Blog by Ana B. Ibarra and Kaiser Health News    http://khn.org 

Cover photo: Pam Montana, 62, was diagnosed with early onset Alzheimer’s in 2016. She is now an advocate for research and early detection. “Alzheimer’s looks like me, it looks like you, it looks like everyone,” she says. (Ana B. Ibarra/KHN)

 

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Until last year, Jackie Coleman was a disability rights lawyer — a good one, too.

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Seniorhelpdesk.com Healthcare Blog by Ana B. Ibarra and Kaiser Health News    http://khn.org 

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2 days 9 hours

Carriage Green at Milford Invites you to our First Professional Networking Event of 2018!!! On Wednesday January 24, 20018 from 2:30 PM to 4:00 PM. Located 77 Plains Road Milford, CT 06461

Carriage Green at Milford Invites you to our First Professional Networking Event of 2018!!!  On Wednesday JANUARY 24, 20018 from 2:30 PM-4:00 PM. Located at Carriage Green at Milford,  77 Plains Road  Milford, CT 06461  phone  203 874-4408

Enjoy Hot Toddies, Appetizers, Good Conversation! 

RSVP email: dquagliani@benchmarkquality.com or

rstasulli@benchmarkquality.com 

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Carriage Green at Milford Invites you to our First Professional Networking Event of 2018!!!  On Wednesday JANUARY 24, 20018 from 2:30 PM-4:00 PM.

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2 days 12 hours

Digital Marketing Internship Milford, CT

Seniorhelpdesk.com is seeking an intern with digital marketing/SEO experience. Seniorhelpdesk.com is a start-up technology company, and the internship is flexible.  The primary purpose of this position is to strengthen our company’s brand, image and online presence. A background in Search Engine Optimization (SEO) and/or Social media marketing is preferred.

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Seniorhelpdesk.com is seeking an intern with digital marketing/SEO experience. Seniorhelpdesk.com is a start-up technology company, and the internship is flexible.  The primary purpose of t

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2 days 13 hours

Walmart is introducing a new, free program to safely dispose of unused opioids at home

Walmart is introducing a new, free program to safely dispose of unused opioids at home

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Walmart is introducing a new, free program to safely dispose of unused opioids at home

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2 days 17 hours

Wesley Heights at Wesley Village Independent Senior Living Cottages "OPEN HOUSE" on Sunday January 21, 2018 from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm. Located at 580 Long Hill Avenue Shelton, CT 06484

Our luxurious, market rate Wesley Heights Cottages are the perfect home for seniors 62 of age and older looking to downsize while maintaining their independent lifestyle. Please join us for our "Open House: on January 21, 2018 from  from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm at Wesley Heights at Wesley Village 580 Long Hill Avenue Shelton, CT

RSVP to Gena Cascio at 203.925.0614 or email gcascio@umh.org

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Our luxurious, market rate Wesley Heights Cottages are the perfect home for seniors 62 of age and older looking to downsize while maintaining their independent lifestyle.

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3 days 7 hours

Greater Bridgeport Elderly Services Council/GBESC February 2018 Meeting on Wednesday February 7, 2018 at 8:30 am. Location/Host: Atria Stratford 6911 Main Street Stratford, CT 06614

Greater Bridgeport Elderly Services Council/GBESC Monthly Meeting On Wednesday February 7, 2018 at 8:30 am. Location/Host: Atria Stratford 6911 Main Street Stratford, CT 06614

OPEN MEETING!

Date & Time:

February 7, 2018

Networking 8:30am

Meeting 9:00am

Location:

Atria Stratford

6911 Main Street

Stratford, CT 06614

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Greater Bridgeport Elderly Services Council/GBESC Monthly Meeting On Wednesday February 7, 2018 at 8:30 am. Location/Host: Atria Stratford 6911 Main Street Stratford, CT 06614

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3 days 7 hours

New Haven Area Senior Network, NHASN January 2018 Meeting scheduled for Wednesday January 17, 2018 8:00 am at Regency House in Wallingford, CT Is Cancelled due to the impending snow storm

4 days 6 hours

Romance Scams: Online Imposters Break Hearts and Bank Accounts, Often Targeting Older Adults

Seniorhelpdesk.com Blog Credited U.S. Department of Justice/FBI

They met online. He said he was a friend of a friend. The woman, in her 50s and struggling in her marriage, was happy to find someone to chat with. “He was saying all the right things,” she remembered. “He was interested in me. He was interested in getting to know me better. He was very positive, and I felt like there was a real connection there.”

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Seniorhelpdesk.com Blog Credited U.S. Department of Justice/FBI

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4 days 12 hours

Incapacity Planning Workshop · Hosted by Artis Senior Living of Branford on ​Tuesday, February 6, 2018 from 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM. Located at Artis Senior Living of Branford 814 East Main Street Branford, Connecticut 06405

Incapacity Planning Workshop · Hosted by Artis Senior Living of Branford on ​Tuesday, February 6, 2018 from  5:30 PM - 7:00 PM. Located at Artis Senior Living of Branford

814 East Main Street  Branford, Connecticut 06405

Free Public Event

It is important that you are aware of what can happen without an incapacity plan. Why should this be a part of your estate plan?

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Incapacity Planning Workshop · Hosted by Artis Senior Living of Branford on ​Tuesday, February 6, 2018 from  5:30 PM - 7:00 PM. Located at Artis Senior Living of Branford

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