Eat to your Heart's Content Handout
In 2003, FDA allowed the first qualified health claim for nuts, suggesting that scientific evidence supports that eating 1.5 ounces per day of most nuts as part of a diet low in saturated fats and cholesterol may reduce the risk for heart disease. Clinical trials with tree nuts have reported favorable reduction in cholesterol levels,
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(3 days ago) Home Health Therapy is normally limited to 4 weeks @ 2-3 times per week. For extensive needs SNF Medicare B services 5x per week for 6 months. It is far less expensive to bring in home health or nursing to meet medical needs. Research shows that response to therapy is more successful in a familiar home environment. Plus they are already paying
Frequency and Indicators of Malnutrition in the Elderly
(6 days ago) serious health effects of malnutrition Source: Zimmerman, S. , Reed, Peter. Characteristics Associated with Low Food and Flluid Intake in Long-Tern Care Resident with Dementia. The Gerontologist. October 2005. Vol. 45. Pg 74. Consequences of Malnutrition •Weight Loss • Infection Impaired wound healing • Immune deficiency
Depression in the Elderly
(8 days ago) health care dollars than non-depressed. Source: W.G. Manning and K.B. Wells, “Use of Outpatient Mental Health Care” (Rand reportR3277-NIMH) (Los Angeles: Rand Corporation, August 1986). Why it is important to treat • Depressed seniors are more likely to rate their health as fair or poor, to visit an emergency room, and have more doctor
(Just Now) Health Progress "This in the trenches approach to the administration and marketing of assisted living, congregate and continuing care communities is quite valuable for both the novice administrator who is looking for guidance, as well as the experienced practitioners who will find validation in their approach. A valuable addition to the field."--
(1 days ago) Untreated depression can lead to catastrophic health failure and even suicide in the elderly. Treatments and methodology for counseling and psychotherapy are discussed as well as medications and current assessment tools. Suggestions for self-help as well as family intervention strategies and …
(5 days ago) As an Operations expert in his field, Ben has guided those under him to warm and exceptional care for the elderly. He has over thirty years of experience in senior living including skilled nursing, assisted living, Alzheimer’s, independent living and continuing care retirement communities encompassing 33 states and more than 200 communities
The Hidden Liabilities of Home Companions
(1 days ago) health or welfare of an elderly person." Recognizing mistreatment is often very difficult. The older adult may be unable or unwilling to provide information due to a cognitive impairment or out of fear of retaliation by the abuser. Older adults are often fearful of being placed in a …
Presentations Available by Benjamin Pearce
(7 days ago) Untreated depression can lead to catastrophic health failure and even suicide in the elderly. Treatments and methodology for counseling and psychotherapy are discussed as well as medications and current assessment tools. Suggestions for self-help as well as family intervention strategies and …
Frequency and Indicators of Malnutrition in the Elderly
(9 days ago) catastrophic health failures. By recognizing at-risk residents early, operators can have a significant impact on the overall quality of life of their residents and help manage the acuity of care in their homes. 1. Thomas, D.R., MD, Morley, J.E. Regulation of appetite in older adults. Clinical Strategies in LTC, a Supplement to Annals of Long
Caregiver Stress and Burnout
(4 days ago) impact on the overall health of the caregiver and their ability to effectively provide care for someone else. Ultimately this can lead to a collapse of the "cushion of care" that was originally intended and render the caregiver a patient himself or herself. This can create a cycle of failure, which becomes self-perpetuating.
Medicare and Medicaid in Assisted Living
(Just Now) reimbursement for mental health services that were formerly denied because the government rationalized that people with the disease did not respond to mental and physical therapy, this has since been proven incorrect, hence the reversal of their position. Medicare was never intended to cover the costs associated with
Falls and Fractures
(Just Now) health care provider regularly for chronic conditions and have an eye doctor check their vision at least once a year. • Seniors with dementia tend to be less careful ambulating than their non-demented counterparts who are constantly aware of and fear the consequences of a fall.
Caregiver Stress and Burnout
(7 days ago) 10. Health Problems …you may lose or gain weight, get sick more often (colds, flu), you may develop chronic health problems (backaches, high blood pressure). “Since spring I have had a cold, I just can’t seem to shake it.” Source: Produced by the Alzheimer Society of Canada - …
Matter of Taste
(6 days ago) serious health effects of malnutrition Source: Zimmerman, S. , Reed, Peter. Characteristics Associated with Low Food and Flluid Intake in Long-Tern Care Resident with Dementia. The Gerontologist. October 2005. Vol. 45. Pg 74. Weight Loss Infection Impaired wound …
Benjamin W. Pearce Presentations
(6 days ago) Businesses and Health Fairs, on a variety of senior health and financial issues as a community service to educate the general and professional public. Currently there are 17 different PowerPoint presentations available. “The Science of Marketing and Sales: The Secret to Outstanding Results”, The 2001
(4 days ago) » This is a service, social/health housing Risks Assisted Living - Big Opportunity Assisted Living is service-enriched housing for frail elders focused on independence and dignity Different Models some unbundled services, e.g. personal care some separate Alzheimer’s sections or stand alone
Legalese for Caregivers
(7 days ago) Advance directives are written instructions about one's health and wealth decisions in the event that one becomes incapacitated and unable to make those decisions for themselves. While State regulations vary, there are essentially two types of advance directives: a medical power of …
ELDER CARE ADVISOR
(8 days ago) activities with home health services that can provide a cushion of care if you need it, to assisted living ar-rangements and continuing care. My own parents have lived in the same house for years, and I now see the safety and isolation issues they are facing that can impact their health.
A Complete Family Guide MAKING THE MOVE TO A SENIOR …
(6 days ago) Genesis Health Ventures Inc., Mr. Pearce has been responsible for the planning, implementing, and directing all facets of operations and marketing. He has also served as Senior Vice President of Operations for A•D•S Senior Housing, which was acquired by
The Winning Sales Presentation
(8 days ago) health status forms in a brochure package with you.!! Summarize your understanding of how the community meets the prospects needs/desires.!! Reinforce value-belonging.!! Leave a discussion of the cost to the end. “The cost is only relevant when you consider the beneﬁts of the additional services and amenities that go with it.
Feeling a Little Guilty
(9 days ago) parents. Few people understand the complexities of health problems, insurance coverage, assisted living and nursing homes, drug plans, Medicare, legal obligations and other senior-related issues. Caregivers continuously bombarded by these issues are bound to make mistakes, which will …
(9 days ago) health and well-being and for use in worship, to promote relaxation and spirituality. Aromatherapy – How it works Fragrance is an essence of long-term memories. One whiff of a childhood aroma can set the memory in motion, bringing back thoughts, faces, and feelings long forgotten. Fragrance consists of volatile molecules that float in the air.
Aromatherapy for Alzheimer’s THE ONE MINUTE CAREGIVER
(Just Now) promoting health and relaxation, as well as a guard against bacteria, molds, fungi and other microorganisms. Scientists have referred to essential oils as the life force of a plant. Many essential oils are very complex molecules. A single oil can contain hundreds of …
(6 days ago) Keep your health, legal and financial information up-to-date. Don’t let care giving turn you into a patient References Donald Cassata, Ph.D., “Communication and the Aged,” reprinted from J.T. Kelly, M.D., and J. Weir, eds., Perspectives on Human Aging, Craftsman Press, Minneapolis
Financial Analysis Made Easy
(3 days ago) Health and safety reasons normally would be assigned top priority. Second priority could be assigned to projects that facilitate a more efficient operation, thereby reducing the cost of operations. Third priority could be assigned to projects designed to meet company standards.
(1 days ago) anxiety and provide other health benefits such as control over pain. Horticultural Therapy Horticultural Therapy is an interaction between people and plants. Thiš process bas a powerful benefit that gives someone receivinvcarethe opportunity to become a caregiver themselves, as they nurture thew
Is Alzheimer Tax Deductible
(3 days ago) rendering substantial supervision to protect residents from threats to health and safety due to severe cognitive impairment, meet the test. Residents at Alzheimer's communities fall under the care of board-certified geriatricians and our own licensed health care practitioners who certify their status.
A* D S Senior
(4 days ago) company to Genesis Health Ventures. He worked hard, he showed himself to be exceedingly knowledgeable about assisted living and senior housing, and fulfilled every requirement of the position. It is with no reservations and with great pleasure that I recommend Benjamin Pearce. He is a good person, a person of great integrity and a wonderful
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(2 days ago) GENESIS HEALTH VENTURES / A•D•S SENIOR HOUSING, Kennett Square, PA 1995-1999 . Benjamin W. Pearce Page !3 $3.5B public company delivering a comprehensive set of eldercare services through a network of people, places and programs that touch the lives of more than 175,000 customers daily.
July Trivia Questions and Answers
(5 days ago) Who is Huckleberry Finn? Huck Finn narrates Adventures of Huck Finn, the sequel to The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, published in 1884. 8. ($200) This detective was modeled in part on Dr. Joseph Bell, one of Arthur Conan Doyle's teachers.