January 2015 Illinois Newsletter

Posted: January 27, 2015 9:14 pm

 

Mark Your Calendars: Upcoming Events and Engagements 

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Date: 1/28/15  
Topic: Medicare, Midnights and Mayhem: The New Rules for Hospitalization 
Sponsor: Pathway Senior Living 
Location/Time: Victory Center of Sierra Ridge, 4150 W Gatling Blvd, Country Club Hills, IL / 8:00-9:00 AM
Contact/Registration: email contactus@lcius.com 
Date: 2/11/15  
Topic: Emergency! How to Re-Route Frequent Flyers Who Chronically Rely on 911 for Non-Emergency Care   
Sponsor: Pathway Senior Living 
Location/Time: Victory Center in Park Forest: 101 Main St, Park Forest, IL / 8:30-9:30 AM 
Contact/Registration: email contactus@lcius.com  
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Lifecare Innovations Offers New Lecture Topics

Lifecare Innovations remains committed to offering relevant, quality education. Toward that end, we have updated our list of presentations for both lay and professional audiences. We continue to offer CEU to social workers, nurses and nursing home administrators. Each CEU presentation consists of an hour of educational content and thus provides each participant with an hour of CEU credit.

 

We are actively scheduling presentations now and encourage you to reserve a date and time at your earliest opportunity. Please click below to gain access to our new list, and feel free to call 630-953-2154 to schedule or get more information.

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What I Learned in My Journey with My Mother.

 
By:
Carol Anderson

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Carol Anderson is President of Anderson Wealth in Naperville. She is a fee-based wealth and charitable advisor and has worked in the financial realm for 38 years. Here, with Carol’s kind permission, we share an article she wrote about walking beside her mother in the final years of her life and the challenges of that very personal and difficult journey. Carol writes about the many things for which she felt unprepared, even as one who plans for a living.

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Caregiver with a Badge:

The Abuse of 911 Emergency Services to Fill Gaps in Care 

 

Shay Jacobson, RN, MA, NMG, LNCC, CNLCP
Martha Kern

Steve was a “frequent flyer”, to say the least. He called EMS services 96 times in 2011 and was on track to exceed this number in 2012.  Steve, like so many others in the community, used 911 to compensate for enormous gaps in his care. Where he clearly needed a skilled facility placement, he limped along with the five daily hours of caregiver assistance the Department of Rehabilitation Services allowed him. Relatively young but mentally ill and confined to a wheelchair, Steve was not equipped to spend 19 hours alone each day.

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