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Join the July 19, 2017 #ElderCareChat: Arts, Culture, Storytelling & Aging

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Each month, join #ElderCareChat, a real-time forum for sharing experiences and expertise in eldercare! Follow @OurParents and @ElderCareChat on Twitter to contribute to the conversation.

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The next #ElderCareChat will be held on Wednesday, July 19, 2017, from 1-2 pm ET with guest panelist Nora Rahimian, Helpline Coordinator with Alzheimer’s Greater Los Angeles. Via the …Read more ›

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Join #ElderCareChat on June 21, 2017: Making Caregiving a Family Affair

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Each month, join #ElderCareChat, a real-time forum for sharing experiences and expertise in eldercare! Follow @OurParents and @ElderCareChat on Twitter to contribute to the conversation.

ElderCareChat 6/21/17 with Caregiver Action Network

The next #ElderCareChat will be held on Wednesday, June 21, 2017, from 1-2 pm ET with guest panelist Mark Gibbons, director of programs and operations for the …Read more ›

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#ElderCareChat 5/17/17 Recap: Self-Care for Caregivers

#ElderCareChat recap 5/17/17: Self-Care for Caregivers

#ElderCareChat recap 5/17/17: Self-Care for CaregiversWe were honored to welcome Barry J. Jacobs, Psy.D., clinical psychologist, family therapist, and the director of Behavioral Sciences for the Crozer-Keystone Family Medicine Residency Program in Springfield, Pennsylvania, and Deborah A. DiGilio, MPH, director of the American Psychological Association Office on Aging for our May 17, 2017 session of #ElderCareChat. The panelists led participants in a lively Twitter conversation …Read more ›

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#ElderCareChat 4/12/17 Recap: How to Prepare for Aging

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We were honored to welcome Amy Cameron O’Rourke, current president of the Aging Life Care Association (formerly known as the National Association of Professional Geriatric Care Managers), as our expert panelist for this month’s #ElderCareChat. O’Rourke led 40 participants in a lively Twitter conversation about how families can prepare for aging versus reacting to a crisis. …Read more ›

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#ElderCareChat 3/22/17 Recap: Overcoming Objections to Senior Living

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#ElderCareChat analytics 3/22/17We were delighted to have Landis Homes and their Director of Residency Planning Sarah Short join the March 22, 2017 #ElderCareChat on Twitter. Sarah addressed one of the most challenging problems that family caregivers face: how to overcome a loved one’s objections to moving into senior living.

The one-hour #ElderCareChat showcased Landis Homes’ philosophy on inclusion and quality of life and was inspired by a recent …Read more ›

Don’t Miss #ElderCareChat on March 22, 2017: Overcoming Objections to Senior Living

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Each month, join #ElderCareChat, a real-time forum for sharing experiences and expertise in eldercare! Follow @OurParents and @ElderCareChat on Twitter to contribute to the conversation.

Sarah Short, Director of Residency Planning at Landis Homes retirement communityThe next #ElderCareChat will be held on Wednesday, March 22, 2017, from 1-2 pm ET with guest panelist Sarah …Read more ›

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#ElderCareChat 2/22/17: A Hopeful Discussion About Alzheimer’s Research and Care

ElderCareChat 2/22/17THE NEXT #ELDERCARECHAT WILL BE HELD ON 3/22/17–SAVE THE DATE!

After a brief hiatus, #ElderCareChat returned on February 22, 2017 with an important—and hopeful—focus on Alzheimer’s research and care. Founders OurParents.com, along with sister sites SeniorAdvisor.com and VeteranAid.org, were proud to host guest panelist Dr. Nina Silverberg, the National Institute on Aging’s Director of the Alzheimer’s Disease Centers Program. (Click to Tweet!)

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#ElderCareChat Returns February 22 to Discuss Alzheimer’s Research with NIH’s ADEAR Center

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#ElderCareChat, a real-time forum for sharing experiences and expertise in eldercare, is back!
Follow @OurParents and @ElderCareChat on Twitter to join the conversation.

And what better organization to relaunch this popular chat with founder @OurParents than the Alzheimer’s Disease Education and Referral (ADEAR) Center (@Alzheimers_NIH)? Our guest panelist, Dr. Nina Silverberg, the National Institute on Aging’s Director of the …Read more ›

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#ElderCareChat 12/18/13 Recap: Looking Back, Looking Ahead: Eldercare Trends

Get highlights from this week's #ElderCareChat discussion about eldercare trends past, present and future.During Wednesday’s live discussion, 54 attendees took on the trends — eldercare trends, that is. Not surprisingly, given we were talking about the future, technology was a major theme of the chat. With many new and returning participants from Canada, the UK, and all over the US, the forum was certainly …Read more ›

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#ElderCareChat 12/4/13 Recap: How Do We Train to Care?

Get highlights from this week's conversation about essential eldercare training programs.During Wednesday’s live discussion, 46 participants discussed strategies and ideas for training the current and next generation of caregivers, both paid and unpaid. While training isn’t the only answer to better care, it is certainly beneficial even to the most experienced caregiver. This week’s attendees shared their honest opinions, thoughtful perspectives and creative solutions …Read more ›

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