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What Does it Mean to Be A Guardian?

What Does it Mean to Be A Guardian?There may come a time in your life when a person you love—whether it’s a parent, grandparent, a spouse, a family member with a disability, or even a minor child—becomes unable to care for themselves due to physical or mental limitations. At that point you may find yourself […]

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4 Medicinal Marijuana Facts Impacting Elders In New Jersey

4 Medicinal Marijuana Facts Impacting Elders In New Jersey

4 Medicinal Marijuana Facts Impacting Elders In New JerseyNew Jersey has a Medicinal Marijuana Program (MMP) designed to regulate and oversee administering marijuana for medical purposes. The topic of marijuana use for medicinal purposes has been the subject of contentious debates all over the country. But now that it is here, there are aspects of […]

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Resident Aggression in Institutional Elder Care Settings

Resident Aggression in Institutional Elder Care SettingsOne of the most difficult aspects of both having a loved one in an assisted living or skilled nursing setting, and of administering those settings safely, is processing often unpredictable behavior of individuals with dementia. The actions of residents often do not correspond to any rational reality we understand. […]

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Detecting & Preventing Burnout in Long-Term Care

Detecting & Preventing Burnout in Long-Term CarePubMed Health defines burnout as “a psychological term that refers to long-term exhaustion and diminished interest in work. The symptoms of burnout are similar to those of clinical depression.” American psychologist Herbert Freudenberger originally coined the term in an effort to describe a set of symptoms, which include stress-related medical […]

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