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When a loved one is living with Dementia:      Poetry inspired by a Caregiver

When a loved one is living with Dementia: Poetry inspired by a Caregiver

Posted Mar 2nd, 2017 in News, Tips, Dementia, ElderPilot in Action

My Requiem to a Caregiver, to me, her insight was everything

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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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Mean Girls: How are these Aging Influencers impacting future Retirement Amenities?

Mean Girls: How are these Aging Influencers impacting future Retirement Amenities?

Posted Aug 23rd, 2016 in News, Retirement, Tips

As women, instead of building gates into social circles we are creating fences

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Is there Evidence of Long-Term Care Supports in a Retirement Home? ...Follow your Nose

Is there Evidence of Long-Term Care Supports in a Retirement Home? ...Follow your Nose

Posted Aug 15th, 2016 in Retirement, Tips

How attentive are Care Staff: Isn't it interesting how obvious and oblivious are so close?

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Boomer'ang' seven tips to interest youthful seniors in a retirement complex, and keep them coming back

Boomer'ang' seven tips to interest youthful seniors in a retirement complex, and keep them coming back

Posted Aug 11th, 2016 in Retirement, Tips

Youthful Seniors: Ageism be darned, they've lived long enough to know what they want, and won't settle...Look out world!

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Why Registered Nurses are fleeing from managerial positions in Long-Term Care Homes: getting out of

Why Registered Nurses are fleeing from managerial positions in Long-Term Care Homes: getting out of "Dodge" was never more compelling

Posted Jun 29th, 2016 in News, Long-Term Care, Tips

With a growing, youthful, nursing workforce who are more adept with work -life balance; I think we are in big trouble, unless there are significant changes in the long-term care industry

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Long-Term Care Home Checklists: Is there really a Garden of Eden among the weeds?

Long-Term Care Home Checklists: Is there really a Garden of Eden among the weeds?

Posted Apr 19th, 2016 in Long-Term Care, Tips

Long-Term Care Homes: Is Utopia accessible or have we forgotten some basic core values that speak to our humanity?

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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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"Never ask a barber if you need a haircut," wisdom from the Wild West when a Retirement Home is on the horizon

Posted Apr 5th, 2016 in News, Retirement, Tips

"Just because you’re following a well marked trail doesn’t mean that whoever made it knew where they were going"

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