Category Archives: Professional Education

“The importance of LGBT Sensitivity with In-Home Care Provision” – An Educational Contribution from Dan Britt, President and Owner of A Great Friend of Dorothy, LLC

Aging is what I call a “commodity behavior” or a behavior that everyone must engage in…just like eating, drinking, breathing etc…We are all going to age. A recent contributor wrote a wonderful piece that discussed “aging in place” with reference … Continue reading

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“The Dance” – An Educational Contribution from Andrew Sever, MS, OTR/L, CAPS, CEAC with EnABLE Home Solutions, LLC

A local builder who specializes in accessibility called me the other day to ask me if I could help one of his clients, an elderly couple who still lived in their home. The husband, who was in poor health, had … Continue reading

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Power of Attorney, Guardianship and Conservatorship – An Educational Contribution from Danielle Cefalu, Attorney with Hurley Elder Care Law

We continue to receive more and more questions from elder care professionals and members of the community about powers of attorney, guardianships, and conservatorshisp.  As such, this month’s newsletter will be devoted to these topics. A power of attorney is … Continue reading

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Blending Social Work with Hypnotherapy – An Educational Contribution from Essy Freed, LCSW

Hello, I am Essy Freed, a licensed clinical social worker and certified clinical hypnotherapist. I have been practicing hypnotherapy since 1984, and still love it! I have seen and helped thousands of people enhance their lives. Join me on my … Continue reading

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Books I like for Personal or Professional Growth

Life Lessons – By Elizabeth Kubler-Ross & David Kessler Man’s Search for Meaning – By Viktor E. Frankl Spiritual Care to Elderly and Dying Loved Ones – By Kevin Quiles http://kevinquiles.com/blog1/

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What is a Geriatric Care Manager? – A educational contribution from Lisa Meeks CMC, CTRS

One thing I have learned as a social worker is when a client is staring me in the face with an issue – I go primarily to what I know. Especially in a time of stress, (which is basically daily … Continue reading

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