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10 Tips for Traveling Caregivers

Tips to Travel Safely with your Alzheimers Loved-one By Elizabeth Sukys-Rice, MSW 1. Carry important documents and medications with you. These documents should include emergency contact information, a list of current medications and doses, food allergies and physician information. Also have your travel itinerary and insurance information readily available. 2. Be sure your loved one […]

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Gratitude & Wisdom

During this time of Thankfulness and Thanksgiving with Wisdom comes Gratitude By Elizabeth Sukys-Rice, MSW Can we be grateful for our challenges? According to the Journal of gerontology psychological science and social science ,series B, in the September 2014 issues, gratitude and wisdom can go hand-in-hand. Wisdom and gratitude have had a long philosophical and religious […]

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Bundles Beware

Bundles Beware  New Program Infiltrating the Medical Industry via the Affordable Care Act (ACA) By Elizabeth Sukys-Rice, MSW “You Now Have Entered the Bundle Zone” A legally blind, hard of hearing woman over the age of 90 fell in her home and fractured her hip. She laid on the floor in her home for over […]

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Meaningful Visit Tips

Planning Ahead To Make Visits More Enjoyable  By Elizabeth Sukys-Rice, MSW Take the Time to Plan Your Visit Life can bring unexpected turns, and sometimes we find ourselves faced with a situation where a relative or loved one has to live or spend time at a facility that provides short term or long term care. […]

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