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Lunch and Learn Webinar for the Working Caregiver Part 3

Navigating the Journey of Life Part 3

Join us for our lunch and learn webinar series for the working caregiver.
“Navigating the Journey of Life - Part 3”

Teacher, coach, mentor, friend - we have had many people guide us throughout our lives, but who is there to navigate us through the aging journey?
Join professional Care Manager, Trisha Menoni, RN, BSN, for part three as she guides you on the path toward successful aging.

Please join us meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone.
https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/896351869

You can also dial in using your phone.
United States: +1 (571) 317-3112

Access Code: 896-351-869

Webinar Replay: Navigating the Journey of Life Part 2

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Lunch and Learn Webinar for the Working Caregiver

Navigating the Journey of Life pt 2

Join us for our lunch and learn webinar series for the working caregiver.
“Navigating the Journey of Life - Part 2
Teacher, coach, mentor, friend - we have had many people guide us throughout our lives, but who is there to navigate us through the aging journey?  

Join professional Care Manager, Trisha Menoni, RN, BSN, as she provides us the tools to avoid pitfalls and roadblocks and guides you on the path toward successful aging.

Join us for our lunch and learn webinar 
Wednesday, March 8, 2017 • 12PM -12:30PM CST

Register today!
http://bit.ly/CaregiverWebinar2017

Lunch and Learn Webinar for the Working Caregiver: Navigating the Journey of Life Part 1

Navigating the Journey of Life pt. 1

Join us for our lunch and learn webinar series for the working caregiver.
“Navigating the Journey of Life - Part 1
Teacher, coach, mentor, friend - we have had many people guide us throughout our lives, but who is there to navigate us through the aging journey?  

Join professional Care Manager, Trisha Menoni, RN, BSN, as she provides us the tools to avoid pitfalls and roadblocks and guides you on the path toward successful aging.

Join us for our lunch and learn webinar 
Wednesday, February 15, 2017 • 12PM -12:30PM CST

Please join my meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone. 
https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/896351869 

You can also dial in using your phone. 
United States: +1 (571) 317-3112 

Access Code: 896-351-869 

First GoToMeeting? Try a test session: http://help.citrix.com/getready 

Lunch and Learn Webinar for the Working Caregiver: “Having the talk - Assisting seniors and their families in accepting additional services.”

Having the Talk Webinar

“Having the talk - Assisting seniors and their families in accepting additional services.”
Sometimes the biggest challenge is convincing a loved one to accept help at home. Join Trisha Menoni from Partners in Senior Care as she discusses how to turn resistance into acceptance with compassion and care.
Join at http://bit.ly/CaregiverWebinar

Wednesday, November 9, 2016 • 12PM -12:30PM

Next webinar, December 14, 2016
“Medication Safety”

10 Tips to Manage Caregiver Stress

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Are you or someone you know overwhelmed with the care of a loved one? It may be caregiver burnout. Don't know? Take our quiz —> here.

Caregiver burnout is a state of physical, emotional, and mental exhaustion. Burnout can occur when caregivers don't get the help they need, or if they try to do more than they are able -- either physically or financially. Caregivers who are "burned out" may experience fatigue, stress, anxiety, and depression. Many caregivers also feel guilty if they spend time on themselves rather than on their ill or elderly loved ones.

Here are 10 tips to manage caregiver stress. Read More...

Know a Veteran who needs Home Care?

1 in 3 seniors in this country is a veteran or surviving spouse of a veteran.
If you know a senior who served during wartime (WW2, Korea, Viet Nam, Gulf War) - or their surviving spouse and they need a caregiver – they may be eligible for a unique benefit through the VA called “Aid and Attendance.” This benefit provides funding - up to $25,000 annually to help keep loved ones safe and comfortable with home care.
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April is Parkinson's Disease Awareness Month

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April is Parkinson’s Disease Awareness Month. Symptoms of Parkinson’s disease include:
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    Bringing Healthcare Home

    A colleague forwarded me this article about bringing health care home. That is exactly what Partners in Senior Care’s professional Geriatric Care Managers do! We know our client’s baseline mental status, their aging wishes and how to access services for them in their homes (or with only minimal hospital stays). Home care is a “win-win” for everyone—it costs less and the patient is happier!

    Summer Travel Tips

    Learn how to vacation with an aging loved one or feel comfortable having them stay at home
    Summer is finally here and that means BBQs, fireworks, baseball games, and travel. Summer is a great time to get away with your family. And while summer travel can be a fun experience for an aging parent or loved one, especially if that trip is to see grandchildren, seniors may not be as mobile or energetic as they were in years past. Partners in Senior Care has several tips for a successful summer trip with an aging parent or loved one including:
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    Happy St. Patrick's Day!

    trishablog Written By Trisha Menoni, RN, BSN, CMC

    March 17th was always a special day for my mother. She would play Irish records on the stereo (do our grandchildren even know what that is?) and they would play all day. Dinner was always Corned Beef and Cabbage and as children we always got “a little green” from the pot of gold! Read More...

    Home Care in Cook, DuPage, Lake, McHenry Counties: 7 Questions to Ask When Your Doctor Prescribes a New Medication

    1. 7 Questions to Ask When Your Doctor Prescribes a New Medication
    2. 1. What is the name of the medication?
    3. 2. How often should I take it?
    4. 3. Why is it being prescribed?
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    Home Care in Cook, Lake and McHenry Counties: Heart Disease Prevention

    Chest Pain and Shortness of Breath
    Chest pain and shortness of breath are commonly caused by high blood pressure, coronary artery disease, congestive heart failure and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Managing these diseases will help with prevention of symptoms and overall well-being. Read More...

    Home Care Chicagoland, Even in Joliet: Location, Location, Location

    We have all heard the expression, "Location, Location, Location". Here at Partners in Senior Care, we often hear, "Wow! You're located in Grayslake?" Yes. We are located in Grayslake, but don't let that discourage you. Read More...

    Geriatric Care Management Chicagland: Tune In to Aging Info Radio ~ am 560WIND Saturday 6am cst ~~ August 18th for "GERIATRIC CARE MANAGEMENT TODAY"

    Tune in to Aging Info Radio...for Boomers & Seniors Aging but NOT Growing Old, on AM 560WIND

    Click
    here to listen.

    Saturday, August 18th at 6am cst

    ~~~Show Streams live @ www.560WIND.com~~
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    Geriatric Care Management Chicago: Can a care manager help your loved one?

    Are you in the "Sandwich Generation", but feeling more like the "panini generation" - grilled and FRIED? A Professional Geriatric Care Manager can help you get your life back!

    Here is a
    great article from the Huffington Post that addresses what a Geriatric Care Manager can do for you. Read More...