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Registered nurses, licensed practice nurses, and certified nursing assistants can choose to work at facilities or on private duty cases through an agency.  When they work on-site for a company, they are responsible for 10+ residents simultaneously.  Alternatively, when they work at NursePartners, they can provide individualized care for older adults, unless they are contracted…

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How do you know when your older relative needs you closer to home?

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  Our traditional home care clients are entitled to a basic list of rights, which we call the “Bill of Rights”.  We keep these in mind throughout the entire process, from meeting the client, forming the care team, and through supporting them throughout the length of service. Know his/her rights. Choose the home car agency…

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Will you have to abandon your pet once you move to the retirement home? Pets make for great companions. No one wishes to part with them, especially people moving into retirement facilities. The process of doing so is isolating enough. If people don’t find retirement homes that allow them to keep pets, their precious animals…

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How Do Caregivers Deal with a Patient Who Refuses to Bathe? Being a family caregiver for an older adult is a selfless act of kindness, love and loyalty. Such a noble role, however, can prove challenging, especially for those who were not trained as professional caregivers. We are reminded of this on difficult days, such…

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Your parents and other elderly loved ones may be among the 77% of older Americans who prefer to age in place instead of residing at a nursing home or an assisted living facility. As they age you may find it necessary to get professional help, especially if your loved ones are experiencing Alzheimer’s disease or…

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If you’ve been wondering how you can get more involved in the senior caregiving community, you’ve come to the right place. While many seniors encounter a wide variety of challenges on a daily basis, the four listed here are some of the most common. NursePartners shares some resources to keep handy as you help seniors…

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How to Choose an Assisted Living Home There are many factors to consider when choosing a nursing home or assisted living facility, and the three most important ones are whether you need memory care or incontinence care, whether you can prepare your own meals, and how you plan to pay for it. NursePartners discusses these…

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Centenarians have a lot of lessons to share with us!  As our life expectancies increase, it is worth learning from these three individuals, who are still living relatively good lives being 100 years old (or more)! Some of their advice includes: Eat fresh food, including preparing it yourself. Communicate and be open to new ideas….

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Our Clinical Specialist, Carole Derr, BSN, receives her first COVID-19 vaccination in an auditorium last week.  She has been working tirelessly since March, enforcing our protocols hands on, including visiting your clients at their personal homes and apartments at facilities.  The first round of vaccinations continues to be administered to those in Tier 1A, including…

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