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Senior Care Authority, the assisted living, dementia and residential care placement services franchise, announced the launch of its St. Louis, MO franchise and website, https://www.seniorcare-stlouis.com/, on June 22, 2018. Co-owners Erin Dwyer and Rhizza Hickham, who offer in-home care, nursing home, assisted living, and independent living services to St. Louis County and the greater St. Louis area, choose to partner with Senior Care Authority for it nationwide franchise leadership in an expanding healthcare industry.
Senior Care Authority, the assisted living and residential care placement services franchise, announced the launch of its North Houston franchise and website, https://SeniorCare-Houston-North.com/ on June 5, 2018. Co-owners Gary and Mickie Blizzard, who help families smoothly negotiate the challenges of finding exceptional senior care and residences in the North Houston and Gulf Coast area, chose to partner with Senior Care Authority for it nationwide franchise leadership in an expanding healthcare industry.
Skilled Nursing costs are covered by Medicare if the stay is for post-acute rehabilitation (usually following an injury or illness requiring a minimum of three overnights in the hospital, for up to 100 days). Medicare monitors progress and may stop paying if it is deemed that the patient can no longer improve by staying at the SNF.
There are those subjects that we often avoid discussing with our family. Sometimes it can be privacy issues, or discomfort in asking questions that have until now been considered off limits. If and when a sudden illness or accident occurs and your loved one is no longer able (whether temporarily or permanently) to manage their affairs, someone needs to be at the helm, ensuring bills are paid, pets are cared for, obligations fulfilled.
You’re having a rough patch. A caregiver didn’t show up. Your loved one accuses you of stealing their money. You ‘re not paying enough attention to your job/kids/relationship and it shows. You feel isolated and alienated. So you decide to get together with a trusted friend and unload, problem-solve, and hopefully, feel better...
Carmen Davailus Buck creates magic with images helping us stand out in the world. She left her career as a nurse practitioner to document the lives of families impacted by dementia and authored Just See Me-Sacred Stories from the Other Side of Dementia. She is a consultant and photographer for businesses and individuals who want to leave a remarkable legacy. She uses photography as an Alzheimer's Advocate knowing less fear = more love, compassion and kindness.
Sherry Cormier, PhD is a psychologist, consultant and public speaker. Formerly on the faculty at the University of Tennessee and West Virginia University, she is the author of Counseling Strategies and Interventions for Professional Helpers and coauthor of Interviewing and Change Strategies for Helpers. She has co-written and co-produced more than 50 training videos for Cengage Learning. Her new book is Sweet Sorrow: Finding Enduring Wholeness After Loss and Grief.