Caregiver Videos: Using Home Care As A Supplement to Family Care

May 6, 2013

In the eighth video in our series for family caregivers, Lynda Giovanello of Walpole Area VNA discusses how home care can be used to supplement — not replace — care from family members.

To view the full series, visit our YouTube channel.  To access library of hundreds of care giver resources on a variety of subjects, visit www.eldercareskills.org, who produced the videos with us.
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Caregiver Videos: Introduction to Occupational Therapy

April 29, 2013

In the seventh video in our series for family caregivers, Geoffrey Abraskin, PT, DPT of Amedisys Home Health & Hospice Care discusses what Occupational Therapy is and how it can be used in a home care setting.

To view the full series, visit our YouTube channel.  To access library of hundreds of care giver resources on a variety of subjects, visit www.eldercareskills.org, who produced the videos with us.
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Caregiver Videos: Introduction to Physical Therapy

March 1, 2013

Earlier this year, we introduced the Care Giver Video Resource Center, our YouTube series for family care providers about home care and home care agencies.

In the seventh video in the series, Geoffrey Abraskin, PT, DPT of Amedisys Home Health & Hospice Care discusses what Physical Therapy is and how it can be used in a home care setting.

To view the full series, visit our YouTube channel.  To access library of hundreds of care giver resources on a variety of subjects, visit www.eldercareskills.org, who produced the videos with us. Read the rest of this entry »


Caregiver Videos: Parkinson’s At Home

February 19, 2013

Last month, we introduced the Care Giver Video Resource Center, our YouTube series for family care providers about home care and home care agencies.

In the sixth video in the series, Melanie Lewis & Jennifer St. Onge of Guardian Angels Senior Services discuss the challenges Parkinson’s Disease poses for family care providers and answer questions about what a home care agency can do to help.

To view the full series, visit our YouTube channel.  To access library of hundreds of care giver resources on a variety of subjects, visit www.eldercareskills.org, who produced the videos with us.

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Caregiver Videos: How to Set Up A Home For A Dementia Patient

February 4, 2013

Last month, we introduced the Care Giver Video Resource Center, our YouTube series for family care providers about home care and home care agencies.

In the fourth and fifth videos in the series, Joan Wright, CMC, CPD of NVNA & Hospice demonstrates some simple changes anyone can make to improve the quality of life for a person with dementia living at home.

To view the full series, visit our YouTube channel.  To access library of hundreds of care giver resources on a variety of subjects, visit www.eldercareskills.org, who produced the videos with us.

Return to www.thinkhomecare.org.


Caregiver Videos: What to Expect When Bringing An Aide Into Your Home

January 24, 2013

Earlier this month, we introduced the Care Giver Video Resource Center, our YouTube series for family care providers about home care and home care agencies.

In the third video in the series, Holly Chaffee, RN, BSN, MSN of Porchlight VNA demonstrates the knowledge, respect for privacy, and professionalism you can expect from a home care caregiver.

To view the full series, visit our YouTube channel.  To access library of hundreds of care giver resources on a variety of subjects, visit www.eldercareskills.org, who produced the videos with us.

Return to www.thinkhomecare.org.


Caregiver Videos: Working Effectively With An Agency

January 14, 2013

Last week, we introduced the Care Giver Video Resource Center, our YouTube series for family care providers about home care and home care agencies.

In the second video in the series, Melanie Lewis & Jennifer St. Onge of Guardian Angel Senior Services, Inc. answer questions from family care giver Lisa Krauss about the care her mother receives.

Topics include:

  • Communicating with the agency;
  • Rescheduling an appointment;
  • Understanding your service agreement/contract;
  • Can agency care givers help with financial matters?

To view the full series, visit our YouTube channel.  To access library of hundreds of care giver resources on a variety of subjects, visit www.eldercareskills.org, who produced the videos with us.

Return to www.thinkhomecare.org.


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