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AIM Summit 2018

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The Advanced Illness Management (AIM) Summit

Date: Wednesday, April 18, 2018
Location: Queens University, Charlotte, NC
Target Audience: Clinical & Administrative Staff of Palliative Care Program, Hospices, Hospitals and Skilled Nursing Facilities
CEU & CME Credits: Pending

Click here to access the brochure and register online!

Call for Participation in Storyboard Session:
Storyboard PowerPoint Presentations, featuring best practices in organizations/ communities/ regions in innovative care delivery and community partnership programs, will shared in round-table discussion format. Click here to access the Call for Participation, which includes Storyboard Templates […]

Applying Creativity to Designing an End of Life Message

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Ways to Indulge a Caregiver This Holiday Season

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by Beverly Nelson
Caregivers work professionally or domestically to provide physical and emotional support for those in need. A caregiver can be a parent, a child, a relative or someone who is close to the person who needs care. However, caregivers are often associated with seniors who lack the mental or physical capacity to live independently.
As the holiday season approaches, and we go about our yearly Christmas shopping habits, it’s important to keep these citizens in mind. Since caregiving can be very stressful, providing a gift that will alleviate anxiety, while improving emotional and physical self-care will […]

Caregiver Duties are Broader Than You Might Think

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by Sally Collins, freelance writer

As more people are living longer – around one-in every seven US citizens is 65 or over – there is greater knowledge and understanding about the kind of care and support people might require as they age. While there’s no question that many seniors need help, tailoring a care package or list of duties can be a daunting task. Although the type of care older people require can vary widely, the typical basic care requirements for many seniors are actually quite similar. This might include:

Help with housework
Assisting, or doing grocery shopping […]