Pneumonia in the Elderly

  Pneumonia Overview [1] [2] According to the National Center for Health Statistics, pneumonia combined with influenza was the eighth leading cause of death in the U.S. in 2018.  In addition, according to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), about one...

Winter Safety Tips for Seniors

  8 Ways to Help Older Adults in the Wintertime [1] [2] It’s very important to protect the safety of older adults during the winter as the elderly are more at-risk for falls and isolation from family and friends.  The following are tips to help keep older...

How to Give Constructive Criticism

  Giving criticism can be difficult but it is an important to skill to master, especially if you want a caregiver to make improvements. Keep in mind the following items when critiquing a caregiver.   How To Give Constructive Criticism [1] [2] 1.  Use...

How To Help Caregivers Achieve Their Goals

  Goal setting is very important for any employee, including yourself.  However, goals for caregivers may become lost and thus, never accomplished.  You can help your caregivers achieve their goals by using the following tips (you can also utilize these...

11 Tips to Retain Top Talent

Only about 33% of new employees are fully engaged in their role.  With caregiver retention at a low, increasing engagement may be the secret to retaining caregivers.  The following are eleven tips to retain your most talented caregivers.   11 Tips To...

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