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CareAcademy accepted into competitive Techstars business program

CareAcademy accepted into competitive Techstars business accelerator program Boston, MA, February 6, 2017—CareAcademy, an online education platform for in-home eldercare providers, today announced its acceptance into the competitive Techstars accelerator program....

How to Pay for Home Care

The vast majority of Americans say they plan to live at home in their old age. In fact, most of America’s frailest older adults live at home. Only a small fraction live in assisted living or nursing homes. But, paying for needed home care can be tough Our families...

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Senior Health: The Hydrating Benefits of Coconut Water

When my senior aged mother was diagnosed with cancer May 2011, it was devastating. After a very rough summer and a fall spent in a rehab center. Mom came home and started intravenous chemo. One of the problems we had was the fact that cancer and chemo were causing her...

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How to Communicate With Someone With Alzheimer’s.

  It’s tough looking after an elderly person especially, someone who has a condition that doesn’t allow them to be as independent as they used to be. I’ve been caring for my mother who has Alzheimer’s for over 5 years now, and as her memory and motoring skills become...

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How to Safely Lift and Transfer Elderly Adults

When lifting, moving, and assisting elderly adults, you need to use good and proper "body mechanics" to reduce the likelihood of injury to yourself or the other person. Follow these tips to make sure you are safely and correctly moving transferring people. Proper Body...

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