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Protect Yourself from Pneumonia

CAUSES – SYMPTOMS – TREATMENT – PREVENTION

 

 

By Linda Ziac

The Caregiver Resource Center

January 21,2019

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Pneumonia is the eighth leading cause of death in the United States, with seniors age 65 and older being at greatest risk.

 

According to the CDC, pneumonia can result from more than 30 different causes, including viruses, bacteria and even assorted chemicals.

 

 

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CAUSES – SYMPTOMS – TREATMENT – PREVENTION

 

 

By Linda Ziac

The Caregiver Resource Center

January 21,2019

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1 week 3 hours

Text-to-911 is now available in Connecticut.

 

Text-to-911 is now available in Connecticut.

 

To learn more visit: https://www.text911ct.org/

 

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Text-to-911 is now available in Connecticut.

 

To learn more visit: https://www.text911ct.org/

 

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1 week 5 days

The Value of a Certified Case Manager

 

Certified case managers are specialists who assist seniors, people with special needs and their families; in planning for and implementing ways to allow for the greatest degree of health, safety, independence, and quality of life.

 

This process identifies a client’s abilities and needs, and helps to design a care plan  (road map) that is composed of a spectrum of services, that best meets the unique needs of that particular client.

 

 

Clients Whom We Serve

 

              Individuals and families dealing with:

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2 weeks 9 hours

The Value of a Certified Case Manager

Proactive steps to help ensure your health, safety, independence and quality of life.

 

 

By Linda Ziac

January 7, 2019

The Caregiver Resource Center

www.CaregiverResourceCenter.com

 

 

While studies show that most seniors are healthy and function at a high level, it’s inevitable that as we grow older, issues will surface related to our health, safety, independence and quality of life.

 

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Proactive steps to help ensure your health, safety, independence and quality of life.

 

 

By Linda Ziac

January 7, 2019

The Caregiver Resource Center

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2 weeks 4 days

When a Medical Issue Strikes

 

Healthcare Advocacy

 

“Celebrating 28 Years of Service”

 

·  Concierge Case Management & Advocacy

 

·  We are available when you need us:

 

    -  24/7 for client emergencies

 

    -  7 days a week by appointment

 

·  CT Licensed & Nationally Certified

 

·  Services are provided in the home, doctor's office, hospital, short term rehab, assisted living, long term care facility, and hospice

 

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Healthcare Advocacy

 

“Celebrating 28 Years of Service”

 

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2 weeks 6 days

Your Loved is Different Since Your Last Visit

 

By Linda Ziac

January 1, 2019

The Caregiver Resource Center

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HAPPY NEW YEAR!

 

I hope that you had a nice holiday session, spending time with family and friends.

 

For many people, they’re able to visit with loved ones on a regular basis, but for others visits occur much less frequently.

 

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By Linda Ziac

January 1, 2019

The Caregiver Resource Center

www.TheCaregiverresourceCenter.com

 

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3 weeks 2 days

Happy New Year

 

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4 weeks 1 day

Merry Christmas

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Greenwich CT

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Greenwich CT

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1 month 5 days

Happy Holidays

 

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Greenwich CT

www.TheCaregiverResourceCenter.com

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Greenwich CT

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1 month 1 week

Strategies to Reduce Holiday Stress

By Linda Ziac

The Caregiver Resource Center

December 12, 2018

www.CaregiverResourceCenter.com

 

 

What activities, experiences and events bring you the most joy during the holidays?

 

The holidays can be a time of festivity, parties, shopping, entertaining, religious observances, family gatherings, and decorating. 

 

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By Linda Ziac

The Caregiver Resource Center

December 12, 2018

www.CaregiverResourceCenter.com

 

 

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1 month 1 week

Saving money on prescription drug costs: Medicare's "Extra Help Program" may help!

Blog credited to Medicare.gov - the Official U.S. Government Site for Medicare Blog

Saving money on prescription drug costs: Medicare's "Extra Help Program" may help!

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Blog credited to Medicare.gov - the Official U.S. Government Site for Medicare Blog

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1 month 2 weeks

Holiday Hints for Alzheimer's Caregivers

Senior Help Desk healthcare blog credited to The National Institute on Aging, part of  National Institutes of Health, (NIH)

Holidays can be meaningful, enriching times for both the person with Alzheimer’s disease and his or her family. Maintaining or adapting family rituals and traditions helps all family members feel a sense of belonging and family identity. For a person with Alzheimer’s, this link with a familiar past is reassuring.

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Senior Help Desk healthcare blog credited to The National Institute on Aging, part of  National Institutes of Health, (NIH)

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1 month 2 weeks

The Acting Inspector General of Social Security, Gale Stallworth Stone, Warns Public About Fraudulent Phone Calls Threatening Arrest or Legal Action

Blog by Andrew Cannarsa, OIG Communications Director,  Social Security Administration’s (SSA)

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The Acting Inspector General of Social Security, Gale Stallworth Stone, is urging citizens to remain vigilant of telephone impersonation schemes that exploit the Social Security Administration’s (SSA) reputation and authority.

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Blog by Andrew Cannarsa, OIG Communications Director,  Social Security Administration’s (SSA)

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1 month 2 weeks

In Grandma’s Stocking: An Apple Watch To Monitor Falls, Track Heart Rhythms

 Seniorhelpdesk.com Healthcare Blog by Rachel Bluth​ and Kaiser Health News

For more than a decade, the latest Apple products have been the annual must-have holiday gift for the tech-savvy. That raises the question: Is the newest Apple Watch on your list — either to give or receive — this year?

At first glance, the watch appears to be an ideal present for Apple’s most familiar market: the hip early adopters. Its promotional website is full of svelte young people stretching into yoga poses, kickboxing and playing basketball.

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 Seniorhelpdesk.com Healthcare Blog by Rachel Bluth​ and Kaiser Health News

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1 month 2 weeks

Seniors Steamed Over Cuts To SilverSneakers Fitness Program

Seniorhelpdesk.com Healthcare Blog by Judith Graham and Kaiser Health News    http://khn.org  ​​

John Garland Graves was taken aback when he walked into his McKinleyville, Calif., gym in October and learned that his SilverSneakers membership was being canceled.

Since 2014, Graves, 69, has enjoyed free access to the gym through SilverSneakers, the nation’s best-known fitness program for seniors. He was disturbed by the news, as are many other people who have recently learned they’re losing this benefit.

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Seniorhelpdesk.com Healthcare Blog by Judith Graham and Kaiser Health News    http://khn.org  ​​

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1 month 2 weeks

Holiday Blues or Something Else

 

“When you’re not quite feeling yourself this holiday season.”

By Linda Ziac

The Caregiver Resource Center

December 6, 2018

www.CaregiverResourceCenter.com

 

This time of year the air waves are full of holiday songs, movies with happy endings and scenes of family and friends coming together to share a meal, fond memories and good cheer.

Keep in mind that not everyone fits into this idyllic representation of the holiday season.

 

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“When you’re not quite feeling yourself this holiday season.”

By Linda Ziac

The Caregiver Resource Center

December 6, 2018

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