Anita G. Baker, RN, BSN, CMC Email: abaker@agbandassociates.com
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Aging Life Care News Feed:

  • Staying Safe Post-Vaccine
    by Courtney Pulitzer on 04/14/2021 at 8:44 pm

    After almost a year of living during a pandemic, there is finally a light at the end of the tunnel! Thanks to the rollout of vaccines for the coronavirus, we finally can hope to return to a state of normalcy by the end of the year. But it is important to continue to exercise caution … Continue reading Staying Safe Post-Vaccine → The post Staying Safe Post-Vaccine appeared first on Aging Life Care Association.

  • A Preventable Disaster Saddened and Frustrated Me
    by Courtney Pulitzer on 04/07/2021 at 6:43 pm

    “Living with a Visionary” is a beautifully written essay by John Matthias, Professor Emeritus and writer, published in the New Yorker on February 1, 2021. It starts out as one of the most touching descriptions of living with a person with dementia that I have ever read. His wife, Diana, had Lewy Body Dementia and … Continue reading A Preventable Disaster Saddened and Frustrated Me → The post A Preventable Disaster Saddened and Frustrated Me appeared first on Aging Life Care Association.

  • Racial Bias in Requesting Caregivers: How to rise above this problem!
    by Courtney Pulitzer on 04/02/2021 at 6:37 pm

    “My father will not tolerate a ____________ (fill-in-the-blank) caregiver.  Can you promise me a ____________ one?” Having run a home care business for over 30 years I have heard this request many times over to my disbelief and sadness that an adult would not just want the best trained, most experienced, and kind caregiver for … Continue reading Racial Bias in Requesting Caregivers: How to rise above this problem! → The post Racial Bias in Requesting Caregivers: How to rise above this problem! appeared first on Aging Life Care Association.

  • Dad Had a Stroke… Now What?
    by Courtney Pulitzer on 03/24/2021 at 3:49 pm

    Mr. Smith is 79 years old. A week ago, he had a stroke while home alone. Thankfully, his youngest son arrived minutes later and got Mr. Smith admitted to the hospital. After a week, the hospital discharge planner contacted Mr. Smith’s oldest son, Paul, who is listed as his healthcare POA (Power of Attorney). The … Continue reading Dad Had a Stroke… Now What? → The post Dad Had a Stroke… Now What? appeared first on Aging Life Care Association.

  • Tips on Mask-wearing for People With Dementia
    by Courtney Pulitzer on 03/17/2021 at 4:56 pm

    Although the temptation is strong now that vaccines are gaining distribution to become more relaxed about COVID-19 prevention, we cannot afford to let down our guards and stop masking up. In the United States, the CDC recommends anyone older than age 2 wear a mask, but there are many who are resistant to wearing one, … Continue reading Tips on Mask-wearing for People With Dementia → The post Tips on Mask-wearing for People With Dementia appeared first on Aging Life Care Association.

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