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Tags: OLDER people -- Care
- Apology. // Management Services;Spring2011, Vol. 55 Issue 1, p6
A correction to the article "An Evaluation of Systems Thinking in the Care & Support of Older People" that was published in the winter 2010 issue is presented.
- Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Michigan Seeks Nominations for Claude Pepper Awards. // Aging News Alert;5/8/2009, p10
The article invites nominations for the Claude Pepper Award by the Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Michigan's Senior Advisory Council for the people working in the field of senior citizen advocacy.
- National Estimates of the Quantity and Cost of Informal Caregiving for the Elderly with Dementia*. Langa, Kenneth M.; Chernew, Michael E.; Kabeto, Mohammed U.; Regula Herzog, A.; Beth Ofstedal, Mary; Willis, Robert J.; Wallace, Robert B.; Mucha, Lisa M.; Straus, Walter L.; Fendrick, A. Mark // JGIM: Journal of General Internal Medicine;Nov2001, Vol. 16 Issue 11, p770
OBJECTIVE: Caring for the elderly with dementia imposes a substantial burden on family members and likely accounts for more than half of the total cost of dementia for those living in the community. However, most past estimates of this cost were derived from small, nonrepresentative samples. We...
- CORRECTION. // Nursing Standard;9/20/2006, Vol. 21 Issue 2, p31
A correction to the article "A New Way of Caring for Older People in the Community" that was published in the July 26, 2006 issue is presented.
- Chiropractic care of the older person: developing and evidence-based approached. Gleberzon, Brian J. // Journal of the Canadian Chiropractic Association;Sep2001, Vol. 45 Issue 3, p156
Geriatric care has assumed a more dominant position in the health care delivery system. This article discusses the results of a literature search on geriatric chiropractic care with the ultimate goal of promoting a "best practice" approach. Fifty nine articles were found that discussed geriatric...
- How Useful Is the Concept of 'Failure to Thrive' in Care of the Aged? Woolley, Douglas C. // American Family Physician;7/15/2004, Vol. 70 Issue 2, p248
Introduces an article on the challenges of caring for an aged patient with multiple problems whose health and vitality are rapidly declining.
- Brightening the days of nursing home residents. // Aging;1993, Issue 365, p49
Offers a list of activities to cheer nursing home residents. Videocassettes; Family photo albums; Walking; Games and crafts; Gift ideas; The problem of isolation among nursing home residents; More.
- Caring for Parents. // Business NH Magazine;Sep2003, Vol. 20 Issue 9, p50
Reports on elder caregiving in New Hampshire, focusing on family caregivers. Variety of tasks relating to caregiving; Extra responsibilities assumed by employed family caregivers; Impact on both the employee and the employer; Conflicts between work and caregiving responsibilities; Useful...
- Geriatric care managers stepping lively. Aron, Laurie Joan // Crain's New York Business;7/8/2002, Vol. 18 Issue 27, p10
Reports the growth in the demand for private geriatric care management. Offer of counseling for families in crisis over the burden and ethical considerations of caring for elderly relative; Amount earned by private practitioners; Rate for a geriatric care manager's time.
- Getting Started with CPA ElderCare Services. Lewis, George A. // CPA Journal;Feb2000, Vol. 70 Issue 2, p20
Deals with the involvement of certified public accountants (CPA) with older clients. Interest of small and medium sized CPA firms in CPA ElderCare Services; Contacts for potential clients; Level of involvement decision; Concern of many practitioners on ElderCare engagement; How to sell CPA...