CareNovate Magazine Winter Issue 6 is now LIVE!

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CareNovate Magazine Winter Issue 6 is now LIVE!   >>>Take a peak here<<<. In this issue, you will an amazing list of caregiving gifts and daily solutions for your household. Feature articles and tips on Hiring a caregiver for your loved one? Read these simple tips before you start Wearable Technology – 4 definitions, 4 Women Health Entrepreneurs. Dementia – Not […]

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Let’s Talk About Chronic Illness In Digital Age – #MedX Video

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CareNovate Magazine will be featuring inspiring vidoes, interviews on emerging and evolving trend which will impact 2015 health, medicine, wellness, caregiving landscape. The digital age is beginning to changing how we tell our health care stories and who it reaches. We share here a 2014 MedX video conversation titled “communicating the experience of illness in the digital age” by these […]

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Risk and benefits of medications for pregnant and breastfeeding women less complex for health care professionals

Exciting news for moms, expecting moms, health care professionals and patients from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) – there are new set of rule that will provide a consistent way for drug manufacturers to provide information about the risks and benefits of prescription drug and biological products used during pregnancy and lactation (the medical term for producing milk). It […]

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Texas Medical Center + Village Capital = Digital Health Startups Program

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Texas Medical Center (TMC) is the largest medical complex in the world, joins forces with Village Capital for the VilCap USA: Health IT 2014 program, which will support early-stage businesses that are seeking digital health and business solutions to make healthcare more affordable and of a higher quality for all Americans. Below are the 12 startup companies selected for participation include:     1DocWay builds telepsychiatry […]

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Digital Health Technology to Improve Chronic Disease Outcomes in Underserved Communities

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With chronic disease rates at an all-time high among underserved communities, the Aetna Foundation is looking for new ways to accelerate innovation and reach people directly where they live, work and play. At the same time, we know that technology can serve as a powerful equalizer to reach these same underserved communities and improve their health outcomes. Experts and studes […]

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Senior Care Options Part 1: Adult Day Care Programs

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Senior Care Options Part 1: Adult Day Care Programs by Angil Tarach-Ritchey, RN, GCM In this article Angil discusses the growing industry of adult day care programs, what they are, how much they cost, and why you should consider this program for your loved ones Adult Day Care Programs: What Are They? Adult day care or the more widely accepted […]

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Medicaid, Why Such A Mystery?

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By Sarah Schwarcz is the director of online marketing and communications at Senior Planning Services, an industry leader in guiding seniors and their families through the Medicaid maze. Sarah loves bargain hunting, tweets incessantly, and volunteers weekly at the local Meals-on-Wheels. Caregiving for an elderly parent is one of the most challenging duties we are called upon in our lifetime. […]

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How To Plan for Health Crises and End of Life Care

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This post is part of a new series, “Making an Impact80: Empowering & Supporting Caregivers“ The series will feature some of the educational reference that will be presented during #Impact80 Virtual Summit, Nov 18th, 2014 for caregivers, home care providers, elder care providers and health care advocates. By Leslie Kernisan, MD MPH Geriatrician & Caregiver Educator at How To […]

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Medisafe on Future of Digital Health & Medication Adherence

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This post is part of a new series, “future of digital health & medication use”  The series will feature several experts, digital health innovators and bloggers . Join conversation, click here to lead your voice. Below, Mr Omri ‘Bob’ Shor, an Israeli-born innovator – founder and the CEO of Medisafe shares his insights.  According to a study done by the National […]

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The Role of Social Media in Patient Care – Part 1

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Health Seitzer specializes in elder care content, and has written for AARP, Reader’s Digest, HuffPost50, and other related online publications. She is the co-moderator and co-founder of’s #ElderCareChat on Twitter, which has enjoyed great success in connecting and informing caregivers, care professionals and other elder care advocates over its 4-year history. Seitzer was also a long-distance caregiver for her […]

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CareNovate Magazine Hosts Impact80 Virtual Summit For Caregivers During National Family Caregivers Month 2014

Houston, Texas — November 8th, 2014 —  #Impact80 Summit, a conference created for  family & professional caregivers by CareNovate Magazine caregiver’s and health care professional team, returns for Fall during National Family Caregiver’s Month 2014, celebrated across the country every November. Impact80 Virtual Summit is a one day online event and will bring together caregivers, patients, physicians, pharmacists, health care advocates to […]

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Gluten Free – Food List for A Healthy Brain


For the longest time now, science has been telling us that a human being needs proteins, vitamins and carbohydrates for healthy development. This trio is now being challenged by nutritionists everywhere who have found out that our bodies don’t really need carbs. The use of carbohydrates is usually to create fat in the body and hence more energy and insulation […]

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$522 – 642 Billion: Cost of Informal Caregiving for Elderly in the US

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$522 billion dollars? This is the new price tag for informal caregiving of elderly people by friends and relatives in the United States according to a new RAND Corporation study. Across America, people spend an estimated 30 billion hours every year providing care to elderly relatives and friends. The cost is measured by valuing the times caregivers have given up […]

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Strategies & Options: Long Term Care Facilities & Residential Care

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Strategies for Locating a Long Term Care Facilities & Understanding Options for Residential Care When a chronic condition affects an aging family member or loved one, care may need to be provided on a consistent, around the clock basis. Between your own obligation to family, work and other commitments, finding the time to give a loved one the amount of time […]

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Adventure while Living in a Retirement Community


Ways to Satisfy your Need for Adventure while Living in a Retirement Community. As noted in USA Today, 27% of retirees fear that their retirement will be boring. This fear is logical because the typically sedentary lifestyle of retirees can deprive them of the sense of adventure and novelty that makes life rich and fulfilling. The sense of boredom can […]

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Stop the Slip: Keeping You and Your Loved Ones Safe from Falls

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Many of us give little thought to the accessibility of our surroundings, but for those with limited mobility, having safe, reliable surroundings is absolutely critical. Almost everyone has slipped or fallen in their lifetime. Some of those injuries are minor, but many can be serious or even life-threatening. Did you know? According to the Center for Disease Control (CDC), slips and […]

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