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Practicing Gratitude
Practicing Gratitude

Even when life is full of challenging circumstances, practicing gratitude can create an awareness of what is always available to us.

All, blog post, Support, Care Givers, Lifestyle, Gratitude

5 Real Antidotes for Emotional Stress
5 Real Antidotes for Emotional Stress

You’re having a rough patch. A caregiver didn’t show up. Your loved one accuses you of stealing their money. You ‘re not paying enough attention to your job/kids/relationship and it shows. You feel isolated and alienated. So you decide to get together with a trusted friend and unload, problem-solve, and hopefully, feel better...

All, blog post, Support, Care Givers, Senior Safety, elderly care, Elders, senior care, elder support, Seniors, in-home care, Fall Prevention, Senior Living, Elder Abuse

Knowing How to Get Help When an Elder Shows Signs of Abuse
Knowing How to Get Help When an Elder Shows Signs of Abuse

Some signs of abuse may be obvious while others may require a closer look. If you discover possible abuse, what are your next steps?

All, Support, Resource, elderly care, elder support, Elder Abuse, Safety

What Does It Mean To Be Seen?
What Does It Mean To Be Seen?

I still remember the day I walked into the memory care community where my Mom was living. She was sitting in her wheelchair, seemingly calm and content, and looked up at me when I came close and said “Hi Mom” and bent to hug her. She looked up at me and looked away as if she had seen a blank wall.

All, Support, Care Givers, Quality of Living, Alzheimer's

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Assisting Visually Impaired Older Adults

Gina March has been the Director of Community Relations at the Mary Culver Home for Visually Impaired Women in Kirkwood, Missouri since January of 2019. Before joining the staff, she served on their board of directors for over seven years and was an active volunteer. In addition, her mother was a resident at the Home in 2012. Before coming to the Home, Gina was the Executive Director of the Brentwood Chamber of Commerce.

Navigating the Complicated Health Care System

Suzanne Paolucci is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker who has dedicated her career spanning three decades to the field of geriatrics and life care planning. Suzanne's Advocacy Company, NY Care Consultants, LLC is a sought after company with professionals and patients due to her proven record of ensuring that her clients receive the best care possible and obtaining, when required, 24-hour live-in personal, or skilled care services through Medicaid Managed Care and Long-Term Care Insurance. In the past two ye?rs alone, she has secured over 1 million dollars in care benefits for the clients she has worked with.

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