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Helpful Tips for Caregivers Traveling with a Disabled Family Member with Reduced Mobility

Travelling with a disabled person is not easy and could be somewhat stressful. But when travelling can’t be avoided, the best thing you can do is to think of ways to reduce the stress and have fun. Here are the five tips you should follow to make the entire trip enjoyable.

Travel Tips reduced mobility and Plan your trip.

Plan your trip ahead of time. As soon as you book the ticket or make the de…

http://shellpoint.org/blog/2015/12/25/5-tips-for-a-smooth-transition-to-assisted-living/

According to the National Center for Assisted Living, 70 percent of all assisted living residents move to a care facility from a private home or apartment. Transitioning to an assisted living facility often means downsizing, and the associated stress can delay a much-needed decision to improve quality of life. The great news is that there are several ways to approach this downsizing process that reduce tension and anxiety.

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What Makes A Great Advocate?

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What Makes A Great Advocate?

Author: Anonymous

One who is always with an open mind and not paying attention to just any one speaking.

Seeks answers from multiple experts not just people’s opinions.

Need to have the attitude that anything can be accomplished.

You must be able to find a way to go around someone that stands in your way.

Don’t assume people do not hear you or react to your request. You need to constantly follow up …

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Retirees who live in full Lifecare communities have the assurance that their future healthcare needs will be met. Residents often have additional access to multiple resources that can prolong independence any stage of the aging continuum, like home care, day respite services, meals on wheels, and morning assurance programs.

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“Aging in place” has become much more than a buzz phrase: It’s a huge priority for today’s aging population and a key focus of many retirement communities. And thanks to telemedicine, it’s a trend more and more seniors may be able to embrace.

So what is telemedicine, or “telehealth”? According to Medicaid.gov, telemedicine “seeks to improve a patient’s health by permitting two-way, real time interactive communication between the patient, and the physician or p…