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United Healthcare To Begin Using CareSpeak Text Messaging for CareGiver Alerts and to Push Compliance With Requested Responses by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Sun 02 Oct 2011 1:27am Text messaging is just that and in my own course of work I just use Outlook and Windows Live to schedule reminders for me but this is different of course herewith 3 different levels of text reminders.  The key to this being a success is to work and limit how many messages you want so your phone does not drive you nuts.  The first is for ... Read on »
Reducing and Controlling CareGiver Stress by Bob DeMarco Patient Expert Posted Sat 23 Aug 2008 3:14pm Don’t take on more responsibility than you can handle. Learn to ask for help when you need it. Consider putting together a team of friends and relatives to share the burden. Don't go it alone. You need to find ways to relax and reduce stress . Consider trying: meditation, visualizing comforting or pleasant scenes, listenin ... Read on »
VA Launches CareGiver Pilot Program, Giving 1000 iPads to Families of Veterans–IT Infrastructure Innovation Work In Progre by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Wed 17 Jul 2013 3:02pm This looks interesting and is obviously developed to provide better care and of course information.  The big question with using a pilot is to find out “will they use it”.  We see a lot of that with the over loaded medial apps we have out there today.  A group of 4 different software companies were use to create the dashboard and app, one from ... Read on »
Announcement: CareGiver the Book by Bob DeMarco Patient Expert Posted Fri 12 Sep 2008 11:55am I started a new Weblog that is more directly related to the interactions of my mother and myself and our current journey. To read the book in progress go toCaregiver: the Book. The CareGiver Blog Robert T DeMarco AllAmerican Senior Care AllAmerican Senior Care Weblog Senior CareElder CareCareGiverAlzheimer ... Read on »
The CareGiver Partnership: ICE Program Helping the Elderly Stay Safe in Frigid Weather by Press Release L. Facebook Posted Thu 13 Feb 2014 10:15am Neenah, WI, February 13, 2014 - Cold temperatures are dangerous at any age, but they can be especially life-threatening to the elderly, who face slipping hazards, stranded vehicles and confusion. Visiting Angels, a national, in-home senior care agency, launched a program to help emergency responders contact loved ones quickly and easily - an initia ... Read on »
Free CareGiver's Guide by Bob DeMarco Patient Expert Posted Sun 24 Aug 2008 10:59pm The CareGiver's Guide. You can receive the guide immediately via download. If you prefer it is also available via email or mail. The 36-Hour Day: A Family Guide to Caring for People with Alzheimer Disease and Memory Loss in Later Life Read More...... Read on »
Alzheimer's, Validation Therapy and the CareGiver by Bob DeMarco Patient Expert Posted Tue 26 Aug 2008 11:50pm I ran across this article while "fishing" on the Internet. This tried-and-true technique can be used when you are at "wits" end when dealing with difficult behavior. The article contains examples that should help you develop your own frame of reference and techniques when dealing with difficult situations on a daily basis. It should be particul ... Read on »
CareGiver Resources by Bob DeMarco Patient Expert Posted Sat 14 Nov 2009 10:00pm Six good sources of information, advice, and lots of resources for Alzheimer's caregivers..... Bob DeMarco Alzheimer's Reading Room Editor Family Caregiver Alliance Offers tips on a wide range of topics, including how to hire help, hold a family meeting, balance work and caregiving, find important papers, and decide whether pa ... Read on »
CareGiver Resources by Bob DeMarco Patient Expert Posted Sat 21 Nov 2009 10:00pm Six good sources of information, advice, and lots of resources for Alzheimer's caregivers..... Bob DeMarco Alzheimer's Reading Room Editor Family Caregiver Alliance Offers tips on a wide range of topics, including how to hire help, hold a family meeting, balance work and caregiving, find important papers, and decide whether pa ... Read on »
Announcement: CareGiver the Book by Bob DeMarco Patient Expert Posted Thu 28 Dec 2006 12:00am Let's face it, dealing with Alzheimer's is not easy. Understanding Alzheimer's disease is not easy. Some people can't do it...ever... Bob DeMarco Alzheimer's Reading Room Editor It takes a lot of energy, learning, and patience to deal with the Alzheimer's disease. In order to begin the process of dealing with commu ... Read on »