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Leading Long-Term Care Insurers Premiums Soaring

March 24, 2012

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This is not good news for those Seniors who are trying to protect assets with Long-Term Care Insurance.  I am working on a post about aging in place and how we all need to realistically look at our resources and assets.  Careful asset preservation helps us age in the least restrictive environment possible, hopefully at […]

Know thyself but, better yet, know the caregiver you hire.

March 19, 2012

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Just a few days after I posted my Blog entry about knowing the risks of hiring a caregiver yourself, not using an agency, comes this story from right here in Houston where a senior was injured by his caregiver. When choosing an agency don’t be afraid to ask about their hiring practices, do they check […]

March Medical Calendar

March 12, 2012

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March is National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month March is Trisomy Awareness Month March 8th is World Kidney Day March 10th is National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day March 12-18 is Brain Awareness Week March 20th is National Native American HIV/AIDS Awareness Day March 24th is World Tuberculosis Day March 27th is American Diabetes Alert […]

The homecare, childcare & medical staffing difference | BrightStar Care

March 11, 2012

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What is the future of home health care?  We believe it is BrightStar Care and we invite you to check out the company before you call us for assistance. The homecare, childcare & medical staffing difference | BrightStar Care.

Know the risks of hiring an in home health worker

March 11, 2012

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Every day thousands of people look for in-home help to care for someone they love. This care can be for seniors, children, persons with disabilities, those with chronic health conditions or anyone whose quality of life can be improved by having a care worker help in their home. There are really two options and since this can be […]

Technology can help you provide care for those family members needing assistance

March 5, 2012

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Are you the type of person who has a hard time delegating? It can be even harder when caring for a loved one. Whether it’s caring for your own child or providing elderly care for an aging parent, asking for help can be difficult. Sometimes it’s because there isn’t much help around, but there is another side […]