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Webinar | Challenges of Hospice Care During a Pandemic

Jennifer Broadway, BSN, MS, RN, CHPN Administrator, Hospice at CC Young presents on some of the challenges of hospice care during this COVID-19 pandemic. Learn how to stay safe and keep your patients safe during a pandemic by following the CDC guidelines. You will also learn how to conduct virtual...






Seniors Blue Book Senior Care Spotlight | Home Instead Senior Care with Temi Charrier

Temi Charrier, owner of Home Instead Senior Care join Seniors Blue Book Publisher, Kathleen Warshawsky, BSN, RN in this Senior Care Spotlight.  Temi shares "why do we do the things we do". She talks about having"Passion, Purpose and Attitude towards Quality". Watch the video to hear more. Learn...






Senior Care Spotlight | teleCalm

Join Kathleen Warshawsky, BSN RN, for a Seniors Blue Book Senior Care Spotlight, featuring Tavis Schriefer, CEO of teleCalm. What is teleCalm? The teleCalm service stops problem calls for seniors – whether they live at home or in a senior living community. We especially help those living with Alzheimer’s...


Connecting with Loved Ones Through Technology

  Social distancing does not have to feel like a jail sentence. But when you are feeling socially isolated and caring for a loved one with dementia, it can certainly feel like it.   How can we navigate the changes in both our lives and theirs? Perhaps your loved one enjoyed attending a group, a center,...


How Does the CARES Act Affect You?

The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, is a piece of legislation that has been implemented to help aid those who have been financially affected during these unprecedented times. Many of the provisions are specific to retirement accounts. CARES Act changes are: Hardship Loans...


What Has COVID-19 Taught Me?  

In the beginning, it felt as if new guidance, protocols, emergency health orders, and ideas about how to manage this disease were changing every 15 minutes.  The pace was unbelievable.  During that time, I told myself – don’t look back.  The decisions that were made from a national, state, local, and...


Stay Savvy Against COVID-19 Scams

COVID-19 has created a “perfect storm” for scammers to take advantage of ongoing confusion surrounding the situation and people in need.   Better Business Bureau (BBB) research has found that people who are living alone or those feeling isolated from others are more likely to engage with and lose money...


Do Current World Events Have You Feeling Anxious or Depressed?

Forget What You Think You Know and the Stereotypes of Marijuana. Social isolation. Concern over the health of loved ones. Worries about money and maybe even losing your job. Top it off with uncertainty about how long all this is going to last. With all the stressors that people have to deal with...


From Their Eyes

            Our Elders are facing a period were visiting their loved ones puts them at risk. They must battel internally the decision whether to venture out to the store, wrap their arms around their family or stay in their homes and visit thru windows, online meeting groups, or phone calls. These are...


Using Assistive Technology in a 21ST Century Virtual World

The Center for Independence (CFI) has been serving western slope people with disabilities, including seniors, since 1982. We receive our funds from contracts with state and federal agencies which allow us to provide case management and demonstration services for free. These last few months have showed...


Thoughts on Covid’s Impact

Recently, research began coming out about the terrible impact isolation has on seniors’ health. Just in time for the world to be hit with being home and isolated to varying degrees. Foe some at home means being with several family members or friends. For some it has meant being home alone with limited...

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