Post COVID Long Term Care Reform

Posted by Julie Boggess on May 18, 2020 7:11:37 PM
The COVID-19 pandemic must inspire significant changes in how long term care is treated and resourced.
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Topics: Senior Care Professionals, aging services, compassionate touch, aging, long term care, support, Work, front line staff, reform, COVID

Recognizing the Work of Long-Term Care Ombudsman

Posted by Pam Brandon on Apr 25, 2019 7:16:45 AM

In recognition of National Volunteer's month,  I'd like to honor the people who serve as long-term care ombudsman.  Many people do not realize the important role they play in keeping our elders safe by advocating for their rights.

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Topics: AGE-u-cate Training Institute, Senior Care Professionals, Family Caregiver, Faith Community, long term care, older adults, Resident Safety, Long-Term Care Ombudsman

Ushering in a New Culture of Change at Pioneer Network

Posted by Pam Brandon on Aug 12, 2018 10:56:58 AM

We are honored to be a part of the National Pioneer Network Conference kicking off today in beautiful Denver, Colorado.  Ushering in a New Culture of Change promises to be an enlightening and invigorating educational and networking event for participants and those serving the elder care industry.  AGE-u-cate® Training Institute will be offering it's internationally acclaimed Dementia Live® Experience and Compassionate Touch® Program to innovators

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Topics: AGE-u-cate Training Institute, Senior Care Professionals, aging services, Elders, culture change, Aging in the Workplace, dementia, compassionate touch, Dementia Live, Hospital Professionals, Pioneer Network, elder care, long term care, Work

Global Dementia Crisis is in our Hands - Are we Prepared?

Posted by Pam Brandon on Jun 29, 2018 6:17:19 AM

No longer is dementia a looming public health threat.  It is a global crisis affecting healthcare systems, delivery of long-term care, worker shortages, community infrastructure, families and most importantly, the quality of life for persons living with dementia.

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Topics: AGE-u-cate Training Institute, The Family Caregiver, Senior Care Professionals, dementia, compassionate touch, Dementia Live, Hospital Professionals, Public health crisis, Community, families, long term care, understanding, health, Global Initiatives

Boomers Optimistic about Their Future - Until They Need Care

Posted by Pam Brandon on Sep 12, 2017 2:29:02 PM

A survey form the National Council on Aging, UnitedHealthcare and USA Today concluded that most Boomers are optimistic about their future.  That is until you ask them about needing help as they age.  When it comes to the issues surrounding who will provide caregiving when they no longer are able, optimism turns to fear.

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Topics: AGE-u-cate Training Institute, Senior Care Professionals, Family Caregiver, caregivers, leadership, caregiving, Faith Community, family caregivers, families, long term care, Shortages, home care, boomers

Caregiver's Bill of Rights - Words of Guidance and Hope

Posted by Pam Brandon on Aug 25, 2017 10:30:27 AM

Families caring for aging adults have and will continue to reach unprecedented numbers affecting every corner of our society.   We MUST address the complex needs of this population who are the foundation of long-term care nationwide, exceeding Medicaid long-term care spending in all states (National Alliance for Caregiving and Overcare, March 2009).  Jo Horne, author of Caregiving:  Helping an Aging Love One created the Caregiver's Bill of Rights. These are powerful and impactful words of hope and guidance for each and every person caring for a family member or friend:

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Topics: AGE-u-cate Training Institute, Senior Care Professionals, Family Caregiver, compassionate touch, Hospital Professionals, caregiving, family caregivers, aging, faith communities, long term care, Dementia Live™️

The World needs more AGE-u-caters! Are you one of them?

Posted by Pam Brandon on Jun 20, 2017 12:50:48 PM

The rapid pace of our aging world is changing the face of every facet of our society from health and long term care, to faith communities and business establishments.  Across the spectrum, issues such as these are at the forefront of leadership discussions:

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Topics: AGE-u-cate Training Institute, Senior Care Professionals, Family Caregiver, Aging in the Workplace, compassionate touch, Dementia Live, Professional Caregiver, Hospital Professionals, Faith Community, Age friendly business, elder care, long term care, Dementia friendly hospital

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