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Becoming Your Own Health Advocate – My Segment on Charlotte Today

Becoming Your Own Health Advocate Healthcare staffing is experiencing a pandemic of its own. Hospitals and long-term care are understaffed and people continue to resign as they look for new career options. With so much uncertainty in healthcare, the patient experience suffers and people often fall through the cracks. That...

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Technology and Older Adults – My Segment on Charlotte Today

Technology and Older Adults Each chapter of the COVID Pandemic has driven usage of personal digital tech and services among older generations to all-time highs. But as users become increasingly more dependent on tech to break from isolation, the digital divide between those ‘comfortable with’ and those ‘new to’ it...

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Caregiver Support Services-Worth the Time or Waste of Time-Charlotte Today

Caregiver Support Services There are 50 million family caregivers in the U.S. That number is probably low considering that many people became caregivers for the first time during Covid. The number of caregiver support services arising to assist family caregivers has also risen. A simple add-on to employee benefit programs...

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Choosing Long-Term Care Based on Emergency Preparedness – Charlotte Today

Choosing Long-Term Care Based on Emergency Preparedness – Charlotte Today Louisiana officials recently revoked the licenses of seven nursing homes that evacuated patients to a warehouse where seven of them died ahead of Hurricane Ida’s landfall. Hurricane Katrina should have been the warning shot when it comes to emergency preparedness...

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Maximizing the Capabilities of a Loved One with Dementia – Charlotte Today

Maximizing the Capabilities of a Loved One with Dementia – Charlotte Today We often think of people with dementia, especially those with Alzheimer’s, as mostly dependent on others and incapable. Is that really the case? With forethought, caregivers can identify tasks that their loved one can do. Maximizing their capability benefits everyone....

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Caregiver Envy – My Segment on Charlotte Today

Caregiver Envy – My Segment on Charlotte Today People who care for family members and other people may be seen as selfless and unselfish, but you may not know that they may be struggling with feelings of envy. Caregiver envy os a real thing.. Oftentimes people are thrust into a...

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Three Interesting Ways To Grow Old Gracefully

Grow Old Gracefully  Nobody likes the idea of growing older, yet it’s unavoidable and something we are, when you think about it, fortunate to experience. This means that rather than seeing aging as a negative, we should view it as a good thing – something to enjoy and experience in...

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