eCareDiary.com Launches New Caregiver Message Board and Storytelling Page

eCareDiary.com Launches New Caregiver Message Board and Storytelling Page
eCareDiary.com, the award-winning website for family caregivers, launches a new Caregiver Message Board to engage caregivers in dialogue and a supportive forum. The Caregiver Message Board enables caregivers to post questions and discussion topics …
Read more on Equities.com Best Caregiver Employment Resources on the Web, a Guide Released by
… caregiver training, and caregiver books and papers. The caregiver employment guide includes: Caregiver Jobs – highlights free caregiver and CNA job tools, allowing caregivers to apply with a single caregiver application for multiple job opportunities.
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Newly Launched Video Blog Series Offers Free Caregiver Training & Career …

Newly Launched Video Blog Series Offers Free Caregiver Training & Career
myCNAjobs is pleased to announce the launch of its' latest caregiver training tools, a caregiver video blog series. The 'vlog' will deliver valuable career insight for professional caregivers and Certified Nursing Assistants building and growing a …
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Author, Professional Trainer Offers New Help for Caregivers
In her book she presents her humane training method that proves dogs can be specially trained to help them, as well as offer therapeutic benefits to the patient, the caregiver and the family. Why not give the caregivers the tools and knowledge they …
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'Caregiver College' in Lynchburg teaches elderly-care strategies
That requires having a caregiver who is prepared and ready to support them. "It's very important that caregivers know all of the issues that they might face when providing long-term care for a senior and that they have the tools they need to take care …
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Caregiver guilty of stealing $1M from 100-year-old

Caregiver guilty of stealing M from 100-year-old
(AP) — A former caregiver in northeast Washington state who was convicted of taking nearly $ 1 million from a Kettle Falls woman who was more than 100 years old has been sentenced to 10 years in prison. John "Herb" Friedlund was looking after Frances …
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What You Really Need to Survive As a Caregiver
Let's face it: If you're a caregiver for someone with a serious illness, you're carrying around a ton of stress. Sleepless nights, physical exhaustion, irritability, feeling overwhelmed by your seemingly endless list of duties; these are just a few of …
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Cancer Caregiver's Share What They Wish They Had Known
One study estimates the stress of caregiving can take as many as ten years off a family caregiver's life. In order to improve the odds of a positive outcome, those who are fighting cancer need their caregivers to be prepared for the ordeal they'll both …
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I’m a Caregiver, but Feel Like a Nurse!

I’m a Caregiver, but Feel Like a Nurse!
Could you manage the feeding tube inserted in your father’s stomach? Would you be able to change bandages after your mother’s heart surgery? Do you know how to give injections or check someone’s blood oxygen level? If you’re a caregiver, you may be expected to do all that — and more — as part of your daily routine….
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Life Lessons from an Alzheimer’s Caregiver
So when White learned that her father had Alzheimer’s disease, she found the transformation from loved one to caregiver only natural.

But it’s a process she couldn’t have survived, she says, without a support network that included the Alzheimer’sAssocation of Western New York.
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Premack: Cousin feels she should get house after being caregiver

Premack: Cousin feels she should get house after being caregiver
Dear Mr. Premack: I had a cousin (Betty) suffering from MS. I helped take care of her since 2005. She never married and she had no children. About that time, she thought she was going to die and sent a letter to a cousin in California (Frank) asking …
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Caregiver accused of abusing patient
An Auckland rest home caregiver is facing trial for allegedly sexually violating a severely disabled woman in his care. Davis Mwale is accused of indecent assault and two counts of sexual violation by unlawful sexual connection. His jury trial got …
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Day by Day Pet Caregiver provides support for pet parents
Pookie Poo Jennings has spent the past five years in veterinary waiting rooms being diagnosed with a myriad of diseases ranging from Lyme disease, in 2007, to Hepatitis and Pancreatitis in Feb. of 2012. Her pet caregiver, Kathryn Jennings, has been …
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National Patients’ Rights Association Opposes House Bill 5681 As A Result Of …

National Patients’ Rights Association Opposes House Bill 5681 As A Result Of
“HB 5681 is simply an attempt by corporate enterprise to completely undermine the spirit of Michigan’s Medical Marihuana Act by changing various structures of the law in a manner that could harm patients and caregivers,” said NPRA spokesman Adam …
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Library Schedules (June 12-18)
Children 3 and younger must be accompanied by an adult caregiver. Read and Play: 11 am Ages birth-24 months. A story time featuring lap games, tickles, bounces, and rhymes followed by a playgroup for meeting and mingling. Siblings welcome.
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Butterfly Effects Offers Nation of Family Caregivers Alternatives to Outdated
Looking to help educate families on new approaches to elder care, Butterfly Effects is offering a free Family Caregiver Handbook. Containing more than 90 pages of information, references, resources, and forms, the book provides answers and …
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Family Caregiver Handbook that is free for download. (to receive the PDF, visit http://butterflyeffects.com/company/family-caregiver-info)

Free Alzheimer training for local family caregivers

Free Alzheimer training for local family caregivers
FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) A local in-home senior care company is offering free Alzheimer’s Training to Allen County and Northeastern Indiana family caregivers. According to the Alzheimer’s Association, 60 to 70 percent of seniors with the disease live at …
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Caregiver parents payment policy has to change – minister
By Isaac Davison The Government will not appeal the Court of Appeal decision that says families should be paid to care for their disabled children. Health Minister Tony Ryall said this afternoon he accepted that the policy of not paying close family …
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Techniques of Renowned Alzheimer’s Dementia Trainer Now Accessible in Europe
Nationally renowned Dementia Care Specialist Teepa Snow, MS, OTR/L, FAOTA, and the non-profit Pines Education Institute of SW Florida are now offering a series of highly useful, hands-on caregiver training DVDs in Europe.
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