Posts in the ‘Caregiving’ Category

Aging Life Care Support: Reduce the Risk of Isolation

Fantastic article circulating on PR Web: Reduce the Risk of Isolation with Resources and Support from Aging Life Care Professionals   TUCSON, Ariz. (PRWEB) June 28, 2019 As we age, there may be barriers for elders that prohibit social activity and engagement. Spouses and friends pass away, mobility becomes more difficult, and driving is no

Dementia: A Guide for Caregivers + Understanding the Signs

For those looking for some guidance on caring for a loved one with dementia (diagnosed in 1 in 6 people over 80), this is a wonderfully informative post from ENA, a care management company based in the UK, on causes, how to identify symptoms, and guidance on how to interact with someone with this complex

Article: Financial Tips for Senior Care

This article by Bankrate offers some excellent information for adult caregivers facing financial obligations for aging parents: …fortunately you may not have to face these short-term difficulties on your own. Adult children have several options for financing senior care…. For the rest of the article, go HERE  

“Elder Orphans”

The New York Times featured this article on reliable options for people who are single and childless—“Elder Orphans”—as they reach the phase of life where they need some level of monitored care. Some are forming surrogate networks of younger adults (friends, neighbors) who can keep an eye on health, unexpected emergencies and offering overall peace

November: Home Care + Hospice Month

Thank You Caregivers! In acknowledgment of National Home Care + Hospice Month, today, 11/13, is also recognized as Caregiver Appreciation Day. Among the elder demographic who require some form of care, more people are opting to stay at home, whether through the assistance of a family member or hired professional. Familiarity with surroundings and a sense

Denise Valerio Interview: The Changing Landscape of Health Care

In this NEXT CLIP, Denise talks about the shifting landscape of health care, the oncoming “silver tsunami” or a dramatic increase in the number of people who will be faced with diagnoses such as Alzheimer’s or dementia, and what that means for families who need guidance on the best resources to meet these critical issues

Denise Valerio Interview: The Value of an Accredited Care Manager

Continuing the conversation with Denise, in THIS CLIP she talks about the types of highly specialized skills she offers clients in their continuum of care, her ability to quickly assess a client’s needs on the spot, and delivering the required resources. Question: Discuss your professional background as an accredited care manager and what that means

The Valerio Care Management Brand

Here’s the NEXT SEGMENT of Denise’s conversation about the landscape of life care management and the unique brand behind her company, Valerio Care Management.   Question: Describe the Valerio Care Management brand: DV: We’re almost to our fault the best kept secret. But as people continue to live longer and want to stay in their

Seasoned Care Managers: Roles + Responsibilities

HERE is the next clip of Denise’s interview where she discusses key responsibilities as a licensed life care manager, and the hands-on approach to manage various aspects of the client’s affairs, from medical to financial and anything in between.   Question: What are some of the key responsibilities people should be aware of when looking

Denise Valerio Interview: VCM Inspirations

Here’s the first of a series of clips with Denise Valerio as she celebrates 10 years in business with Valerio Care Management. Denise is very excited to share this milestone with her clients and took time to share her thoughts in this VIDEO:   What was the inspiration behind Valerio Care Management? DV: I was