Self-Neglect Is an Underreported Type of Elder Abuse

senior woman sitting alone near window of her house looking sadly outside at winter scenery

When Jane and Kathy came home for the holidays to visit their mother, they were worried about what they saw. Mom’s usually spotless house was dirty and unkempt, and the furnace wasn’t working properly. Though Mom had always taken pride in her wardrobe, she was wearing her bathrobe all day. She seemed painfully thin, and…

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Successful Model for Transitions in Care

Transitions Transitional care encompasses a variety of services and environments. Proper transitional care promotes the safe transfer of individuals between different levels of health care and across various types of health care settings.  A trip to the hospital, a decision regarding placement into a facility, or bringing your loved one home can each be overwhelming events.…

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The Value of Life Care Management

You need help caring for your parent. As you are researching, you see information about facilities, hospitalizations, states of decline, the benefits of a parent living at home, caregiver services, and more. With every new discovery, you are more overwhelmed about the situation. At some point, you come across the concept of Life Care Management.…

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Tips For Families Caregiving for Loved Ones

Caregiving for loved ones (mom or dad), whether you live an hour away or in a different state presents very real challenges. How can you be both a daughter/son and coordinate necessary tasks when you have the responsibility to manage your parent’s care from far away? The number of American’s providing or managing care for…

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National Family Caregivers Month – Allow us to Help You Take Care of a Loved One

Holistic Aging is proud to recognize November as National Family Caregivers Month – a time to celebrate the contributions of caregivers, provide them with tools that they need, and continue to advocate for individuals with mental illness. Each day our caregivers deal with clients that have chronic or terminal illnesses, functional impairment, or disabilities.  Roughly…

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