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Source: https://www.consumer.ftc.gov/features/coronavirus-scams-what-ftc-doing Scammers are taking advantage of fears surrounding the Coronavirus. Here are some tips to help you keep the scammers at bay: Hang up on robocalls. Don’t press any numbers. Scammers are using illegal robocalls to pitch everything from scam Coronavirus treatments to work-at-home schemes. The recording might say that pressing a number will …

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Throughout California, some facilities offer special memory care services. With that in mind, what exactly is memory care? The broad definition says that it is a specific type of long-term care tailored to meet the needs of individuals with Alzheimer’s disease, dementia, and other forms of memory deficits. Staff, who receive dementia training, provide 24-hour …

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Caregivers and family members who are new to residential care options for their elderly loved ones may be unfamiliar with knowing when the appropriate time has come. For some, the following questions may have already crossed your mind? What is residential care? How does someone qualify for assisted living outside of their home? What signs …

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When an elder is diagnosed with incontinence, he or she might quickly become overwhelmed by the options of incontinence products that are on the market. There are hundreds of products ranging from pads to adult diapers, and this can make it hard to narrow down which product is best for the individual. If you’re a …

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As a new admit to a skilled nursing facility, the patient and involved family members will be professionally bombarded by many healthcare providers from multiple departments: social work, nursing, psychiatry, recreational therapy, nutrition, respiratory therapy, rehabilitation, and administration to name a few. Let’s hone in on and breakdown one department: the rehabilitation (or rehab) team. …

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