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10 Questions to ask if you are living with an evolving memory loss and are investigating Retirement homes

10 Questions to ask if you are living with an evolving memory loss and are investigating Retirement homes

Posted Dec 6th, 2016 in Retirement, Safety, Tips, Dementia

Does this Home meet the 5 "C" qualifiers: Care, Compassion, Competence, Commitment and Cost?

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Five Blogs: Five Caregiver Tips when a Loved One is Living with Dementia.  #1 Rally the Troops

Five Blogs: Five Caregiver Tips when a Loved One is Living with Dementia. #1 Rally the Troops

Posted Dec 3rd, 2016 in Safety, Tips, Dementia

If there are children, not all will be equally available to help, and often much time is lost lamenting perceived indifferences, snubs or disappointments in loyalty.

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You Can't Make Someone Care: Nasty Grams from dismissed Employees, another reason for a PSW (personal support worker) registry

You Can't Make Someone Care: Nasty Grams from dismissed Employees, another reason for a PSW (personal support worker) registry

Posted Aug 19th, 2016 in News, Long-Term Care, Retirement, Safety

Retirement, Long-Term Care, and Home Care Clients deserve caregivers that are top guns, rather than feeling under the gun...

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Mental Health Poetic Reflections: Are you the self appointed social media/social judgment jury?

Mental Health Poetic Reflections: Are you the self appointed social media/social judgment jury?

Posted Apr 11th, 2016 in News, Long-Term Care, Retirement, Safety, Tips, Dementia

What many onlookers did not realize was, that this individual lived with mental illness their entire life. We shielded him, hid it, dressed it up like good health, and showed it to the world like a redrawn animation of the truth.

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No Nursing Home Cameras: An Open Letter to my Family

No Nursing Home Cameras: An Open Letter to my Family

Posted Feb 26th, 2016 in Long-Term Care, Safety, Tips, Dementia, ElderPilot in Action

Candid cameras catching me in various modes of undress, is not my idea of effective Long-Term care regulation (photo Alamy)

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Caregiver Guilt and Long-Term Care homes: Sometimes Promises are not for keeping

Caregiver Guilt and Long-Term Care homes: Sometimes Promises are not for keeping

Posted Feb 12th, 2016 in Long-Term Care, Safety, Tips, Dementia

Loving someone may mean accepting that you cannot function as their Caregiver indefinitely, for everyone's safety

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Highlighting Elderpilot Tour Checklists #4: Resident Care is about Caring

Highlighting Elderpilot Tour Checklists #4: Resident Care is about Caring

Posted Feb 5th, 2016 in Long-Term Care, Safety, Tips

Providing Excellence in Care Provision is wonderful. Providing Excellence in Caring Provision is magnificent. Ann Chartier

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Five Blogs, Five Caregiver Tips when a loved one has Dementia: #5 Long-Term planning

Five Blogs, Five Caregiver Tips when a loved one has Dementia: #5 Long-Term planning

Posted Sep 25th, 2015 in Long-Term Care, Retirement, Safety, Tips, Dementia

Understand that although at some point the light in their eyes may fade when you appear, it is because of circumstances beyond their control. But their light will always exist in those who choose to mirror its' reflection

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Five Blogs, Five Caregiver Tips when a loved one has Dementia: #4 Keep your Brain and Body Active

Five Blogs, Five Caregiver Tips when a loved one has Dementia: #4 Keep your Brain and Body Active

Posted Sep 21st, 2015 in Safety, Tips, Dementia

When a diagnosis of dementia enters your lives, it is not time to pull out the rocking chair, and sit out life. Rather it is time to become empowered as to healthy lifestyle choices, to enhance body, mind, and spirit.

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Five Blogs, Five Caregiver Tips when a loved one has Dementia: #3 Get Organized

Five Blogs, Five Caregiver Tips when a loved one has Dementia: #3 Get Organized

Posted Sep 15th, 2015 in Safety, Tips, Dementia

Don't wait for a rainy day to get organized...It may already be raining

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