September 22, 2017

Most families don’t think about in-home care for a loved one until a major event happens, such as a fall, a stroke, or some other serious injury or condition. In crisis mode, families may rush into a partnership with the first available care provider who may not fully...

September 21, 2017

Infusion Nurses give patients medication and fluids via injection. They monitor patients, manage their tubing, maintain arterial catheters, and stay aware of potential drug complications. Infusion Nurses can be found working in a multitude of locations, including place...

September 21, 2017

Infusion therapy involves the administration of medication through a needle or catheter.  It is prescribed when a patient’s condition is so severe that it cannot be treated effectively by oral medications.  Typically, “infusion therapy” means that a drug is administere...

September 21, 2017

by Michele Wojciechowski | Jan 25, 2017 | Blog, Career Advice | 0 Comments

To honor IV Nurse Day, which is held annually on January 25th, we decided to ask an infusion nurse what it’s like to work in that part of the field. Pamela Jacobs, MHA, BSN, RN, CRNI, OCN, the di...

August 30, 2017

By Carol Bradley Bursack

Conventional wisdom says that we all want to stay in our own homes for as long as we can. That is likely how most of our elders feel; however it's not always in their best interest to do so. How do we talk with them about the realities and dange...

August 30, 2017

An active life insurance policy is a no-no for individuals who are seeking to spend-down their assets to qualify for Medicaid.

Considered an, "unqualified asset," any life insurance policy with more than $2,000 in value must be dealt with properly before an elder can re...

August 30, 2017

By Anne-Marie Botek

 | Last Updated 6.12.2017

Eligibility for VA benefits is usually the primary concern for veterans and their caregivers, but there are several other areas of confusion and sources of misinformation that can significantly impact the way families interac...

August 30, 2017

By Candace Rotolo

When chronic health conditions, recovery from an illness, dementia, or even the normal aging process make it difficult for a senior to live at home safely, in-home care can provide the assistance needed to age in place and carry on daily routines. When...

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