AHHQI Teams Up With Carenovate Magazine, Medication Management Education for Home Health

On April 22nd, Carenovate Magazine will cohost the popular tweetchat #HomeHealthchat cordinated by the Alliance for Home Health Quality & Innovation (AHHQI). The “Healthy At Home” monthly Twitter chat intends to bring together various stakeholders in the home health policy community, including home health associations, providers and caregivers, patients and clinicians. …

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What Can I Do With All The Unused, Expired Medications in My Medicine Cabinet?

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Do you have your medicine cabinet filled with expired medications, over the counter (OTC) drugs or medicines you no longer have any use for? Rates of prescription drug abuse in the U.S. are alarmingly high, as are the number of accidental poisonings and overdoses due to these drugs.  Studies show …

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Be Prepared. Caregiving in African American Families

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About 65.7 million Americans provide care to someone who is ill, disabled or aged. According to AARP’s Public Policy Institute, they provide unpaid care which would otherwise cost $450 billion. Caregiving can impact families with financial hardship, emotional stress and job-related strain. A recent AARP survey of voters age 50 …

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Spring Issue – Brain Health, Alzheimer’s, Dementia, TBI, Gele Tea & More

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Spring Issue of CareNovate Magazine is LIVE! Inside Issue #3, Gele Tea raises awareness of Alzheimer’s disease & dementia in minority groups, Traumatic brain injury IQ – what every parent, caregiver must know, Learn more about Hospital Wrist Band Project for hospitalized dementia patients, Autism numbers continues to increase, Impact80 …

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Six Tips For Caring For Your Aging, Elderly Loved Ones

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One of the most important parts of our lives is caring for elderly parents. Children have a responsibility to look after those wonderful individuals who gave them the gift of life. However, there are many aspects of caring for elderly parents that can be stressful for both parents and their …

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CareNovate Magazine Nominated For SeniorHomes.com Best Senior Living Awards 2014

CareNovate Magazine Nominated For SeniorHomes.com Best Senior Living Awards 2014

CareNovate Magazine has been nominated to the SeniorHomes.com Best Senior Living Awards 2014 in the Best Caregiver Newsletters category. The Best Senior Living Awards 2014 highlights top resources, people, providers and organizations in a wide variety of caregiving and senior living categories. CareNovate Magazine, award nominated resource,  is a premier source of caregiving, health …

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Event: HealthTalk & Conversation Series

healthtalk series by CareNovate Magazine, local event for women to have health converations among other women, caregivers

Most women postpone a personal focus on their health and well being while juggling family, business and career. On May 17th, grab your girlfriends & come celebrate a little “me time” for 2 hours of fun during the launch of HealthTalk Series. HealthTalk Series is a health & wellness event, that will bring …

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5 Ways To Make A Caregiver Happy – Spread Caregiving Happiness

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Thursday 20, 2014 is International Day of Happiness – As UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has said in a statement, “The pursuit of happiness lies at the core of human endeavors. People around the world aspire to lead happy and fulfilling lives free from fear and want.” The United Nations Foundation …

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Round Up: Patient Safety Articles, Tips & Resources

What do we mean when we talk about patient safety? According to the Institute of Medicine’s July 2006 report Preventing Medication Errors, medication errors harm an estimated 1.5 million Americans each year, resulting in upward of $3.5 billion in extra medical costs. Medication errors include cases where the wrong medication is given, where the wrong dose of the right medication is given, or when medication is given the wrong way (for example, in pill form rather than liquid) or when it is given at the wrong time. Patient Safety Awareness Week is March 2-8. Join us as @carenmag pharmacists share #npsw2014 tips and resources and remember, the team is “Navigating Your Health…Safely”, one of our missions here.

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How Do You Keep Your Brain Healthy?

BRAIN HEALTH_CARENOVATE MAGAZINE_TWITTER CHAT WITH #NURSEUP

When people think about staying fit and being healthy, we generally think from the neck down – firm arms, flat stomach, etc. We rarely overtly think about the brain, an extremely critical organ. This important organ plays a key role in almost everything you do: teaching, writing, mentoring, caregiving, planning, …

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