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The Soaring Cost Of Alzheimer’s And Dementia Care
2013-09-21 07:25:57

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports – Your Universe Online The number of older men and women who will require long term care due to dementia or other health concerns will nearly triple by 2050, according to the World Alzheimer Report 2013, which was released on Thursday. The study, which is subtitled “Journey of Caring: An analysis of long-term care for dementia” and was commissioned by Alzheimer's Disease International (ADI) and the UK healthcare organization Bupa, reports that...

2013-09-05 23:20:41

Psychology professor's debut book, published by Human Sun Media, provides practical guidance and shares insights from personal experience in order to help those who care for others. San Rafael, CA (PRWEB) September 05, 2013 Psychology professor and life coach Susanne West has spent much of her career training both professional and family caregivers. In her newly published book, "Soul Care for Caregivers: How to Help Yourself While Helping Others" published by Human Sun...

2013-09-01 23:03:34

Managing Iowa’s direct "Care Gap": Iowa CareGivers Conference designed to educate, support, and retain those who work in the field of direct care. Altoona, Iowa (PRWEB) September 01, 2013 Iowa’s burgeoning older and special needs population has created a demand for 20,000 more direct care workers by 2020. Unfortunately, Iowans face a real challenge to keeping direct care workers in the field. Over 50% who work in the field enter and leave within the first year of employment....

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