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Senior Care Management Associates

Older Americans Month 2014 – Safe Today.  Healthy Tomorrow

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When Older Americans Month was established in 1963, only 17 million living Americans had reached their 65th birthdays. About a third of older Americans lived in poverty and there were few programs to meet their needs. Interest in older Americans and their concerns was growing, however. In […]

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May is National Geriatric Care Manager Month!

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What is the Role of a Geriatric Care Manager? May is National Geriatric Care Manager Month.  Professional geriatric care management is a holistic, client-centered approach to caring for older adults or others facing ongoing health challenges.  Working with families, geriatric care manager expertise provides the answers at […]

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Happy Easter & Happy Passover!


Whether you celebrate Passover or Easter, this is a time of year for families to come together to commemorate two important religious holidays. Both closely follow the vernal equinox, the official beginning of spring, and the return of our glorious Spring weather. There are few things more […]

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Thanks! (Testimonial)

We love you, Caryn!  Thanks so much for caring for my uncle.  I appreciate everything you mentioned and we are address them all.  We got his computer up and running this evening so he is back on line and we have set him up with a new […]

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Geriatric Care Managers Explained

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Caregiving can easily become overwhelming. With so many challenges to juggle and crises to handle, things can quickly get out of hand. Fortunately, there are trained professionals who can help you get through it. Geriatric Care Managers (GCMs) are specially trained in the field of eldercare and […]

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The Senior Living Spectrum

This bubble graph was created by to help seniors and caregivers understand the different levels of senior living (or senior care) and how they overlap. By plotting each type of care against the increasing level of supervision (or the decreasing level of independence) versus the cost, […]

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A Quiet ‘Sea Change’ in Medicare

A significant change in Medicare procedure will improve the lives of many people.  Now Medicare will cover physical therapy, nursing care and many other services that previously would have been discontinued “because they are not improving” and extend the benefits for those with chronic diseases who would […]

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Handy Smartphone Apps for Caregivers

In today’s world of smartphones, here are some of the latest applications that caregivers may find useful or fun to add to their phones: WEBMD MOBILE (Free):  This app is a mobile extension of the website.  Caregivers can search for information on medications using the Pill […]

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Is This the End of The Nursing Home?

Sally Abrahms, a frequent contributor to the AARP Bulletin, challenges us in her recent article, “Is This the End of The Nursing Home?”.  New technological innovations such as placing sensors around a senior’s home which can record how often the refrigerator is opened or how often pills […]

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Things everyone should know about their loved ones

How easily senior adults and their families can get lost in all of the issues of providing for their care and safety.  Do they have current wills, health care power of attorney, safety in their home, medical management by one key provider who can coordinate the services […]

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