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Gloves And The Great Covid PPE Hunt

I recently received a call from two front-line workers who are caring for an elderly friend of mine. “We’re just about out of gloves,” the personal care attendant worker said.

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Assisted Living: Should You Bring Mom Home?

Most retirement complexes and long-term care facilities are excluding visitors. Older adults are asked to stay in their rooms and are alone for most of the day.

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Let’s Pay Spouses To Care For Elderly

For more than a decade, elder advocates in Massachusetts have tried to get state lawmakers to pass legislation that would allow a spouse to be paid to care for an elderly or disabled spouse.

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Memory Cafe Offers Comfort & Connections

Doug and Connie Moore met at seminary. He was a student and pastor of an inner-city congregation, and she was a student and a public health nurse.

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Family Caregivers Rarely Asked About Support Needs

Nearly 20 million Americans are unpaid, usually in-family caregivers for adults over 64.

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Nursing Home Compare Website: Significant Underreporting In Safety Data Found

The number of falls that lead to injury are a critical category of concern for nursing home residents, however, the data used by Nursing Home Compare to report patient safety related to falls may be highly inaccurate.

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