Advocacy & Transition Care

Tough Talks with Dad

Tough Talks with Dad
Adult children are often uncomfortable talking to their parents about aging issues or concerns they have about their parent’s safety and well-being.  Since June is the month we celebrate Father’s Day, focusing on some... read more
Published on June 2, 2019.

Concluding Social Workers Appreciation Month

Concluding Social Workers Appreciation Month
In 1963, the National Association of Social Workers (NASW) proposed March as social work month to promote and support new interest in the broad and diverse work done by social workers. Twenty one years... read more
Published on March 27, 2019.

Building Your Care Team After a Crisis

Building Your Care Team After a Crisis
Build your team of healthcare professionals and get the best outcome for your family. read more
Published on October 18, 2017.

What is Vocational Rehab? Getting Back to Work After a Traumatic Injury

What is Vocational Rehab? Getting Back to Work After a Traumatic Injury
“When are you going back to work?” It can be one of the most challenging questions to get from caring friends and family after a traumatic injury. It’s a question the bridges the distance between... read more
Published on February 26, 2015.

Talking with Your Doctor: Care Managers Improving the Doctor-Patient Relationship

Talking with Your Doctor: Care Managers Improving the Doctor-Patient Relationship
One of the most important relationships that we have in our lives is often overlooked. Especially for those dealing with a cancer diagnosis or chronic illness, your relationship with doctor can impact your quality... read more
Published on February 6, 2015.

Advocacy After Diagnosis: Care Managers and Cancer Patients

Advocacy After Diagnosis: Care Managers and Cancer Patients
Sitting in the middle of the consult room, the doctor tells you, “It’s cancer.” All the words that follow those two may seem like a blur. What type it is and in what stage,... read more
Published on January 28, 2015.

When Families Take Advantage

When Families Take Advantage
When we think of family being involved in the care of aging parents, spouses, and other loved ones we assume that is a positive thing. However, this is not necessarily the case. While we... read more
Published on October 20, 2014.

Family Crisis: Preparing for a medical event or hospital discharge

Family Crisis: Preparing for a medical event or hospital discharge
When an aging loved has a medical event like a fall or stroke, our geographic area may not be in a state of emergency, but our families certainly are. We make plans for power... read more
Published on September 5, 2014.

The Family Nurse: Hospitals handing off medical care to family caregivers

The Family Nurse: Hospitals handing off medical care to family caregivers
“43.5 million adult family caregivers care for someone 50+ years of age,” according to the 2011 Alzheimer’s Disease Facts and Figures. PBS recently aired a story on the long-term demands of caregivers that provides... read more
Published on April 10, 2014.

A Home Within A Home: Creating a Space for Aging Parents Living with Adult Children

A Home Within A Home: Creating a Space for Aging Parents Living with Adult Children
According to AgingCare.com, 34 million Americans are personally providing care for older family members. As an aging society, more and more adult children are meeting the challenges of elder care by opening their homes... read more
Published on August 7, 2013.

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