Fighting the 3 Plagues

Elderly Senior Citizen Care Education Twin Cities MN By Chris and Laurie Kemp, CSAs In “Being Mortal, our recommended book last month, Atul Gawande tells the story of Bill Thomas. Thomas was a first time administrator at a nursing home. After a short time of observation he decided the three things he needed to do to most help residents were to help them […] Continue reading →

Medicare Enrollment

Medicare Enrollment Programs Twin Cities MN By Eunice K. Neubauer, CSA Open enrollment period has three important dates. October 1, 2015 – The time to start comparing your coverage with other options is now. You may be able to save money by comparing all of your options. What to consider when choosing or changing your coverage: Convenience Costs Coverage Doctor and […] Continue reading →

Recommended Reading

Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in The End By Dr. Atul Gawande Given that this well-known speaker is presenting at The River Center in St. Paul on September 18th, this seemed like a good book to highlight this month.   This event is already sold out which speaks to the interest in this topic. Dr. […] Continue reading →

Recommended Reading

Don't Toss My Memories In The Trash Book Twin Cities MN Don’t Toss My Memories In The Trash: A Step-By-Step Guide to Helping Seniors Downsize, Organize and Move By Vickie Dellaquila This book is written by a certified professional organizer. Her expertise, caring nature and experience comes through as she gives tips and strategies for successfully downsizing and moving. Her stories and step by step suggestions […] Continue reading →

Medication Management 101

Senior Citizen Medication Management Twin Cities MN By Lori J Larson, CSA Keeping track of medications can become very complicated for seniors as they begin to have memory challenges and the number of medications increases. There are serious implications for not taking medications exactly as prescribed and that has led to hospital admissions and nursing home admissions that could have been avoided. […] Continue reading →