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Caregivers Guide to Oral Care for Dentures

Aging Life Care Association

Alisa Kauffman, a dentist specializing in geriatric care, shares her expertise to help caregivers become more confident in providing daily oral care to seniors — whether by brushing, flossing and using picks, or removing and cleaning full or partial dentures.

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CMS Sets Timelines for Modifying, Phasing Out COVID Waivers

Hospice News

The U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has offered further guidance on what rules will change when the COVID-19 public health emergency (PHE) ends on May 11. Generally, the temporary flexibilities and waivers will expire with the federal declaration.

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Systematic Change Needed to Support Family Caregivers of Hospice Patients

Hospice News

Given the critical role of family caregivers in home-based care, hospices have a vested interest in expanding their access to support. Families caring for seriously ill loved ones face systemic barriers that could threaten patients’ ability to receive care at home, including at the end of life.

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Disarm Caregiving Triggers with Mindfulness

Sustainable Caregiving

“Stress is caused by being here but wanting to be there or being in the present but wanting to be in the future. It’s a split that tears you apart inside.” Eckhart Tolle Caregiving is a trigger minefield. The awareness we cultivate through mindfulness helps us avoid the triggers and disarm the mines.

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The Ultimate Guide to Improving Caregiver Engagement & Retention

Want to learn how to retain your caregivers & improve caregiver retention X3? Get expert advice from Smartcare Software — a complete home care EMR company leading the industry in caregiver hiring and retention tools — and download The Ultimate Guide to Improve Caregiver Engagement & Retention for FREE.

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Americans Trust Nurses More Than Any Profession

Daily Nurse

According to the annual Gallup poll, Americans trust nurses more than any other profession for the twenty-second consecutive year. Nurses are viewed as having “very high” or “high” ethical and honesty standards by 79% of U.S.

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More money needed for children’s social care plan 

Together for Short Lives

We have welcomed the Government’s new aspirations for social care for disabled children in England. However, we are calling on ministers to allocate the funding lifeline services needed to realise their bold ambitions.

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We’re Hiring a Communications Coordinator

Changing Lives Podcast

Hospice Quinte is hiring a Communications Coordinator for a two-year contract. Featured News

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Trauma: Life in the ER Want to be an Emergency Nurse?

Minority Nurse

As a nursing student, I loved watching the show “Trauma: Life in the ER.” This show was based on real-life medical stories in the ER of various cities such as New Orleans, Las Vegas, and Detroit. As I watched, I said to myself that is what I want to do! I am going to be a Trauma Nurse in the ER.

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Five Nurses Ready to Get to Work at the NC General Assembly

Daily Nurse

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Nurse Entrepreneurship Insights With NursePreneurs’ Catie Harris

Nurse.com

As the nursing profession continues to expand and evolve, the interest in nurse entrepreneurship also grows. One of the most well-known resources for those interested in nurse entrepreneurship is NursePreneurs , founded by CEO, Catie Harris, PhD, MBA, RN.

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Bristol Hospice Appoints Alex Mauricio as New CEO

Hospice News

Alex Mauricio, president and chief strategy officer for Bristol Hospice, has taken the helm as CEO. He succeeds the company’s former top executive, Hyrum Kirton, who has transitioned to the board of directors. Mauricio became CEO effective Feb. 1, and he will remain the company’s president.

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Healing, Stitching, and Presence

Life & Death Matters

To be honest, I never thought I would become an academic. The post Healing, Stitching, and Presence appeared first on Life and Death Matters. Grief Life Matters Too! Dementia

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Imbolc: Spring Awakens in the Belly of the Earth

Elaine Mansfield

photo: Margaret Ehly I watch the sun on the western horizon all year. Its setting spot barely moves near Solstices, but in February, the sun travels north over the oak and pine canopy in plain sight from my windows.

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Nurse of the Week: Kayla Billington Provides Heart Surgeries for Ugandan Children

Daily Nurse

Kayla Billington has made it her mission to help provide life-saving heart surgeries for children in Uganda. We honor Billington as the Nurse of the Week for providing heart surgeries and hope to children in Uganda.

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Celebrating Black Nursing Leaders: Meet Dean Amar

Minority Nurse

Dean Angela Amar, Ph.D., RN, FAAN, is a professor, active researcher, and administrator for the UNLV School of Nursing. This nursing leader is a national expert on mental health nursing, sexual and dating violence, diversity in nursing leadership, and forensic nursing.

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Home Health and Hospice Heavyweight April Anthony to Lead New Provider Company, VitalCaring

Hospice News

A new multi-state home health and hospice player, VitalCaring Group, has emerged under the leadership of health care entrepreneur and executive April Anthony. Most recently, Anthony was CEO of home health and hospice for Encompass Health (NYSE: EHC). She stepped down from that role in spring 2021.

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I think therefore I am? – On Packing

Palliverse

Photo by Caroline Selfors on Unsplash There are various methods of packing. Because of a tendency to pack at the last minute, I have mostly used the brute force method. Items fly across the room into my suitcase and start to resemble Smaug’s horde.

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Meet The Clients: Robert Jones

Freedom Home Care and Medical Staffing

Robert Jones is a very prolific and talented client of ours! We recently got to sit down with him and hear his life story, which was fascinating. An Entertainer It turns out that Robert is a bit of a local celebrity! He was the original Ronald McDonald of Illinois.

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Your Nursing Career and the Nuclear Option

Daily Nurse

If you’ve reached the point in your nursing career where you feel like you can’t go on and might need to abandon nursing and never look back, you’re considering “the nuclear option,” which means leaving the profession for good. While this is always a possible course of action, it’s not the only one.

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Cressey & Company Announces Bud Meadows as Chief Executive Officer of Home Care Pulse

Home Care Pulse

R exburg, Idaho, January 31, 2023—Home Care Pulse (“HCP” or the “Company”), the leading provider of experience management, training, and reputation management in the post-acute industry, announced the appointment of Bud Meadows as its Chief Executive Officer.

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Avanlee Care Joins Forces with Walmart on Caregiver Support

Hospice News

Avanlee Care has teamed up with Walmart (NYSE:WMT) to allow families in certain markets to order groceries, health or pharmacy products from the retail giant’s stores through its caregiver support mobile app.

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Black History Month & Medical Advancements

Adobe Hospice & Home Health

Black History Month and the Medical Advances We Have Today Thanks to People of Color Have you ever touted the wonders of laser eye surgery to remove cataracts, blood transfusions, or pacemakers?

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2023 Top Paying Nursing Jobs

Diversity Nursing

Whether you are considering a career in Nursing or are a Nurse looking to switch pathways, something to consider is salary. Many factors play into salary such as location, employer, and experience. Here is a list of this year's highest paying Nursing positions.

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Stephanee Beggs Talks About Going From Side Gig to CEO

Daily Nurse

Imagine coming up with an idea to help yourself, and then you thought it might help other people too, well, something like what happened to Stephanee Beggs, BSN, RN. But she was doing training videos to help herself be able to study for the NCLEX exam during COVID-19.

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Ep.10: How to Improve Interview Show-Up Rates & Get More Employees to Their First Shift

Home Care Pulse

Ep.10: How to Improve Interview Show-Up Rates & Get More Employees to Their First Shift Chris Bowker and Bryan White, Co-Founders of PreIntent, share their strategies to improve engagement during the hiring process and some of the data and strategies that have made their clients so successful.

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Grief and Valentine’s Day

Changing Lives Podcast

Special days and holidays, like Valentine's Day, can often trigger memories and difficult emotions in individuals who have experienced the loss of a loved one. Check out this week's Changing Lives Podcast to learn more about coping with grief during Valentine's Day. News Podcast

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Why You Should Work as a CNA While in Nursing School

Diversity Nursing

The Nursing profession would be nothing without the contribution of Certified Nursing Assistants (CNA). Certified Nursing Assistants play a vital role in healthcare by working directly under registered and licensed practical Nurses.

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I think therefore I am? – Homonyms and Other Words

Palliverse

Photo by Jackson Simmer on Unsplash In the Chinese languages the word for the number 4 sounds like the word for death. Thus it is avoided as much as possible. In Chinese-dominated countries, buildings will have missing 4th, 14th, 24th floors, etc.

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Survey Fundamentals

Home Care Pulse

HCP WORKSHOP Survey Fundamentals With this self-guided courses, you will get an introduction on how to navigate your HCP Experience Management dashboard. Learn how to utilize HCP reports to analyze data and identify trends in your client satisfaction feedback.

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Alivia Care’s Growth, Innovation Chief: More Referral Sources Building Own Hospice Programs

Hospice News

After more than two decades in the hospital space, David Meyer has stepped into the ring of post-acute as chief growth and innovation officer for Alivia Care.

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Black History Month & Medical Advancements

AT Home Care & Hospice

Black History Month and the Medical Advances We Have Today Thanks to People of Color Have you ever touted the wonders of laser eye surgery to remove cataracts, blood transfusions, or pacemakers?

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Improve Your Caregiving Skills Today!

Euro-American Connections & Homecare

At Euro-American Homecare we believe in investing in our caregivers’ education and knowledge, which is why all of our caregivers have access to an online training platform that includes an extensive catalog of courses on industry-relevant topics. •

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Why Warm Messaging Matters in Home Care Marketing

Corecubed Care Marketing Solutions

In the heart of winter, most of us long for warmth. We cozy up with blankets, don fuzzy sweaters, or snuggle by a fire. These things make us feel comfortable during what can be a harsh time of year. Those seeking care for a senior loved one are going through a similarly tough period.

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Staying Compliant in 2023: What You Need to Know About California’s Training Requirements

Home Care Pulse

HCP WEBINAR Staying Compliant in 2023: What You Need to Know About California’s Training Requirements Tuesday February 28st @ 2pm EST Tuesday February 28st @ 2pm EST Tuesday February 28st @ 2pm EST 2:00pm EST | 60 min 2:00pm EST | 60 min 2:00pm EST | 60 min Are you ready to meet and exceed state training requirements in 2023?

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Humana Taps Shetty to Lead Centerwell Following Hospice Divestiture

Hospice News

Humana, Inc., NYSE: HUM) has tapped Dr. Sanjay Shetty to become president of its health care services business, Centerwell. Shetty’s appointment continues a reorganization that the insurance giant undertook last year that arranged its business into two segments, insurance and Centerwell.

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Kaiser Permanente Hospice Provider

Hospice Valley

12 total views, 12 views today Last Updated on February 2, 2023 by Frank Davis Kaiser Permanente Hospice Provider (Hospice Valley) is a nonprofit that provides care, comfort and support to those who are living with life-limiting illnesses.

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