Blueprint for Care Workbook

Blueprint for Care Workbook Blueprint for Care Workbook offers a guide to having conversations with your parent that are often fraught with emotion.  The parent can fill out the booklet at their leisure eliminating the angst.  It allows you, the caregiver, to collect the information you don't even know you will need yet and removes the … Continue reading Blueprint for Care Workbook

Three Simple Steps to Guarantee Great Nursing Home Care

Three Simple Steps to Guarantee Great Nursing Home Care By Joanna R. Leefer, Senior Care Advisor/Advocate Families rarely want to place a family member or friend in a nursing home.  But when faced with the responsibilities of providing 24-hour care for an aging person who has ever-increasing physical needs, a nursing home frequently becomes the best … Continue reading Three Simple Steps to Guarantee Great Nursing Home Care

Information You Need Before Your Parent Dies

Benita Crook Senior Care Advocates “We care when you can’t be there.” 314-440-0558  “Pookie” is Not Your Mama’s Password Your Mom has been independent and handling all her own affairs. Then, she is in a car accident which incapacitates her for six months.  How will you access digital information without passwords?  Are you knowledgeable about the location of … Continue reading Information You Need Before Your Parent Dies

Secrets of the O.R. – What You Need to Know

Curtis Chaudoin, O. R. consultant, speaks about Secrets From His Time in the Operating Rooms of Many Hospitals.  He will talk about what you need to know as a consumer. Secrets from the Operating Room By Curtis M. Chaudoin Click here to listen to the intervew:  http://www.blogtalkradio.com/dianekeefe/2014/01/15/secrets-of-the-operating-room--what-you-need-to-know Available at Amazon and Barnes & Noble Curtis … Continue reading Secrets of the O.R. – What You Need to Know

St. Louis Hospital Report

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