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Sunday, July 20, 2014

Elder Community Care | Marlborough, MA 01752

Elder Community Care | Marlborough, MA 01752
Elder Community Care a team of trained social workers & mental health clinicians

Elder Community Care is a network of agencies working together to serve elders in their own homes. We provide comprehensive assessment and counseling
services to elders and their families in Metrowest. We provide comprehensive assessment, counseling and referral services.

Friday, July 18, 2014

Need In Home Care for a Senior? 10 Tips to Find the Right Caregiver - OpenPlacement Community | OpenPlacement

Need In Home Care for a Senior? 10 Tips to Find the Right Caregiver - OpenPlacement Community | OpenPlacement

 7)    The Interview – Here are a few items you should discuss:

        Where did you get trained? What past experiences have you had? Do you have any specialized training?
        What did you like or dislike about previous caregiver jobs?
        Why did you choose to be a caregiver?
        Are you willing to perform the following duties: ____? (See #5)
        My loved one has this specific issue (arthritis, dementia, diabetes, etc.). How would you help him/her with this condition on a daily basis?
        Here are the wages and benefits I am offering. You will/will not get holidays off and holiday pay. Do you have any questions or concerns?
        Most importantly, trust your inner voice. You need to have peace of mind and if you don’t, then you will always be uncomfortable and worried.

- See more at: https://www.openplacement.com/community/blog/need-in-home-care-for-a-senior-10-tips-to-find-the-right-caregiver/#sthash.x3FqFOTp.dpuf

Saturday, July 12, 2014

What are person's forgotten active online accounts.

I discovered WebCease, Inc. 917 SW Oak Street, Suite 403 Portland, OR 97205 888.399.2768.

Here is what founder and CEO Glenn Williamson says:

WebCease identifies active online accounts instructs on the different options for retrieval, closure or memorialization in accordance with the policies of each site.

Digital assets include a person’s electronically stored content and online accounts, such as emails, photos, music, social networking profiles, career information, and blogs. They can have an emotional, sentimental, or monetary value. Digital assets usually fall into four main categories: Financial, Personal, Social, and Loyalty Rewards.

According to Pew Research, a recent survey conducted in January 2014 found that 87% of American adults now use the internet. Everything from emails to shopping to travel planning to social networking to photo sharing and more consume our online lives. Dozens of digital accounts can be created during a person’s lifetime. What happens once we are gone?

“If everyone planned you wouldn’t need our stuff. But, only 50 percent of people have a will and 90 percent don’t think about digital assets,” said founder and CEO Glenn Williamson.

WebCease, Inc. helps heirs, executors, trustees and administrators find online accounts that are digital assets for the estate of the deceased



Thursday, July 3, 2014

Medication Management in Disaster Planning | caregiver.com

Medication Management in Disaster Planning

A family disaster plan
can be of valuable assistance to every member of the family.
In order for it to be effective, however, it needs to
encompass all aspects of your current living situation. When
considering a home or family disaster plan, it is easy to
overlook medications and the special needs of family
members. Instead of waiting for an event to occur, think
ahead to these important areas: