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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...


SBB University Caregiving Resources | Technology Designed to Support Caregivers

SBB University Caregiving Resources Webinar! Seniors Blue Book & the Area Agency on Aging of North Central Texas partnered to provide this program about resources for successful caregiving. .Technology Designed to Support Caregivers Welcome Caregiving Technology Presentation Introduction/Overview...





Staying Connected to Your Referral Sources | Round Table Discussion

Social distancing requirements during the current pandemic have made it difficult to connect with referral sources in traditional ways. In-person networking and marketing has not been the same for several months now, and there is uncertainty as to when it may or may not be safe to resume. Join Kathleen...


Many Seniors Want to Stay Living in Their Homes Despite Physical Barriers of Aging

There are companies that provide home modifications for seniors and others with disabilities who are finding it too challenging to perform their normal daily activities around the house.  AARP says the correct adjustments to homes can increase the safety, accessibility and independence for older adults,...


I Got the Call to Be Here in 90 Days…Now What?!?

You’ve been on a waiting list for a senior living facility for years.   In the meantime, your “dream cruise” is planned and that family reunion is around the corner...then you get “the call." If you’re like many downsizing Seniors the question echoing in your mind is; “What do I do about the house?” ...


Family-owned, Family-involved

These four words characterize the Leader family’s role in the senior living profession for more than 55 years. This summer, the third generation of our family in the person of Meredith Janeczek Mills, granddaughter of Country Meadows founders George M. and Mary Jane Leader, has taken on a senior leadership...


The Value of a Living Will

My doctor has a collage on one wall about the importance of Advance Directives, or Living Wills, regardless of one’s age. An Advance Directive or Living Will is a document in which we each tell our loved ones how we want the end of our life to be handled – when we are in a permanent unconscious or vegetative...


SBB University | Palliative & Hospice Providing Options at the End of Life

The Palliative & Hospice Series: Kathleen Warshawsky, BSN, RN, welcomes Sarah Miles, RN, BSN Director of Quality at Visiting Nurses Association Texas to present on "Providing Options at the End of Life". The presentation will serve to inform you on the differences between different Palliative Care...


Introducing the Dementia Friendly America Project

 According to the Alzheimer’s Association, it is anticipated that by 2050, 14 million Americans will be living with some form of dementia. Every area in the country will be affected… including Adams and York Counties in “gray state” Pennsylvania. In 2018 Jennifer Holcomb, Director of Memory Support...


Seniors Blue Book Senior Care Spotlight | Home Care Assistance Denton County

Kare Works presents Seniors Blue Book Senior Care Spotlight with Home Care Assistance of Denton County. Welcome to Tamika Jackson, Administrator/Client Care Manager with Home Care Assistance of Denton County. She shares information about Home Care Assistance and the services they are offering during...


Being Your Own Advocate

Its hard understanding and keeping up with everything – it’s overwhelming.  You have to take responsibility for your medical care because no one else will.  YOU are your own best advocate. Here’s what you need to know: Know Your Medications Know your own body and the way you react to certain drugs....


Older people really can survive this COVID’: After battling illness for over a month, Oak Lawn octog

The family of Cassie King, 80, of Oak Lawn, visit her through a sliding glass door at ManorCare Health Services' Oak Lawn East nursing facility. It's the first time King's family has seen her since she was hospitalized in early April after testing positive for COVID-19. (Courtesy of ManorCare Health...


Hip Osteoarthritis and the Direct Anterior Approach

Osteoarthritis (OA) means “arthritis of the bone” and is a disease that affects the entire joint involving the cartilage, joint lining, ligaments, and underlying bone. It is the most common form of arthritis.  The deterioration, or wear of these tissues, eventually leads to pain and joint stiffness....


Keeping Your Loved One Engaged When They Have Dementia

You’ve had a long day at work and you’re tired.  But, you need to go home and care for your loved one who has Dementia.  Take a deep breath and know there are many ways to have a conversation or keep them engaged: Use familiar words and phrases when speaking or asking questions Use humor if appropriate...


Talk to Me About Knee Replacement Surgery

Knee replacement surgery is one of the most commonly performed surgical procedures in the United States with more than 700,000 knee joints being replaced each year. There are more than 5 million people in this country currently living with knee replacements. The first knee replacement surgery was done...


Understanding Your Medicare Options

You’ve earned that red, white and blue Medicare card, and deserve all the coverage that comes with it.  But there are other health plan options available, and you may find that the extra benefits and comprehensive all-in-one coverage of a Medicare Advantage plan fits you – and your budget – best. Original...

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