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Senior Care Consultant- why you should use one

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You just found out your mom is in the hospital or your dad was just diagnosed with Alzheimer’s.  Doctors and other professionals are speaking to you in what must be a foreign language because you don’t seem to understand any of it.  You nod your head as if you do understand and think you will call someone and figure it out later. You are home, exhausted from the recent events and you reach out to a friend to talk about

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Finding Balance

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Everyone talks about finding balance, well, not everyone. It’s mostly women who talk about finding balance in their lives.  Marriage. Kids. Work. And now caring for our aging parents. Wait, I didn’t sign up for this! In an already busy world, caregivers find they have to add one more thing into the mix.  It can be a daunting adventure, thrown into a world that you didn’t want to have to think about, yet live in on a daily basis.  Learning

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Welcome to the Caregivers Coach

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It was 20 plus years ago that I first started work as a social worker in a nursing home.  I was scared. I was one of the people who couldn’t be near the gym during the annual blood drive at school.  I hated needles. I didn’t really have experience with “old” people. But here I was. One of the main things I had to do as a social worker was to do an assessment of the residents social and psychosocial

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