Browsing Month December, 2015

Aging in Place is it Good for Mom ?

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  Aging in Place in the Village — Social Work Roles Shine By Katie McDonough, MSW, LICSW, and Joan K. Davitt, PhD, MSS, MLSP Social Work Today Vol. 13 No. 1 P. 26 This model is highly compatible with social work practice values and a great fit with social workers’ skill sets. Older adults overwhelmingly state that they want to age in place in

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There Is Life Outside of Prison for the Aged !!

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Older Inmates Adjust to Life Outside Prison By David Yeager Social Work Today Vol. 12 No. 1 P. 28 The transition from prison to life on the outside can be difficult for anyone, but for older adults the challenge of reintegrating into society is often compounded by the difficulties associated with aging. Historically, prison populations have been comprised

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The Benefits of an Adult Day Center

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Adult Day Centers — Options for Elder Home Care Support By Susan London, LMSW Social Work Today Vol. 14 No. 1 P. 26 Caring for elders at home may be overwhelming at times, but adult day centers can offer caregivers respite and give loved ones opportunities for social activity and/or management of medical conditions. After a hard day’s work, Margaret comes

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Tips to Ease Relocation Stress in the Elderly

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    Prevent Elder Transfer Trauma: Tips to Ease Relocation Stress By Kate Jackson Social Work Today Vol. 15 No. 1 P. 10 When an older adult must move or be transferred, the experience is stressful, but trauma can be minimized with expertise to guide the transition and reduce the disruption caused by change. "Life belongs to the living," said

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About Aging Information Network

Aging Information Network (AIN) is a multi-dimensional website providing information resources through listing of providers to care givers who may or may not have time to assist in daily care or locate services for their elderly loved ones.

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