The Benefits and Drawbacks of Age Segregation: Should Seniors Live Apart From the Rest of Us?

The Secrets They Keep: The Innermost Fears, Facts  And Feelings Seniors Don’t Share And How To Address Them

Informal Caregiving: The Real Costs, Risks and Considerations

The Young And The Restless: Youthful Residents Housed In Senior Communities

The Special Offender: When Psychiatric Issues Undermine Judgment and Lead to Crime

Senior Care in 2030: What Trends and Demographics Tell Us About The Future

On-Again, Off-Again: A Love/Hate Relationship with Psychiatric Medication

Standing Up for the Challenging Client: The Phenomenon of Involuntary Discharge

Games People Play: When Virtual Reality Crosses Paths with Mental Illness

The Senior Experience: What We Think It Is, What It Really Is and How We Can Make It Better

My Life is a Struggle but I Don’t Want Help: Senior Resistance to Change and Care

Anatomy of a Hospital Readmission: A Perfect Storm of Age, Isolation and Multiple System Failures

Side Effects: A Story of Dementia, Isolation and Medical Calamity

What’s Driving Hospital Readmissions: Is It the Care or Is It the Customer?

Used and Abused: The Many Faces of Financial Exploitation

Bullied and Broken: The Truth About Senior-on-Senior Aggression

The New DNR/POLST: The Real Deal on End-of-Life Wishes

A Welcome Diversion

A Coach for Life

Unmasked and Unsafe: The Hidden Perils of Discharge

A Solitary Man

The Only Child of an Only Child

The Dysfunctional Family: Providing Care in the Midst of Drama

Behind Closed Doors: A Story of Hidden Decline

Revisions to the Illinois Do Not Resuscitate (DNR) Form

A Boy, His Sister and Down Syndrome

The Lone Senior: The Life and Death Effects of Social Isolation

Home for the Holidays: How are Mom and Dad Really Doing?

Healthcare Reform by the Numbers: Facts and Figures that Reflect a Changing Environment

Bundles in a Nutshell: A Short Overview of Medicare’s Bundled Payment Program

Learning to (Moon) Walk: How a Young Man’s Life was Changed by his Caregiver

Medicare’s Pumpkin Rule:  What is it, Who’s Affected, and Why the American Hospital Association is Suing

Managing the Unmanageable:  Keeping the “Flagged” Diagnosis/High Risk Patients Out of the Hospital

Circling Schemers- Excerpt from “Alzheimer’s and the Law”

Colicky Dementia

It’s a Sign: How Your Clients are Showing You They Need More Help

Accountable Care Organizations: How Will they Affect the Health of Your Business?

Looking For Friends in All the Wrong Places: The Fine Line Between Incompetence and Poor Judgement

I’m Here and You’re There: A Far Away Son and A Family in Need

A Moving Experience: A Special Boy On a Singular Journey

Forgetful and Forgotten: When Hoarding and Dementia Collide

Physician, Heal Thyself

Thirty Days and Counting: How Do the Medicare Readmission Rules Affect You?

The Caregiver is Drunk and Other Stories: Auditing Care to Protect Both Client and Trust

Powerful Choices: The Perils and Pitfalls of Power of Attorney Designations

The Serious Consequences of “Casual Care”: How Loose, Informal Arrangements Can Lead to Plan Derailment

Caregiver with a Badge: The Abuse of 911 Emergency Services to Fill Gaps in Care

GPS for Life How Surround Care™ Leads the Way

Everybody Has a Plan, so Why is There Guardianship?
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Day Program and Residential Placement Options and Related Funding Issues

Medical and Nursing Care

When Stuff Takes Over a Life: The Hoarding Dilemma

Diversion: How to Combat Criminalization of Persons with Mental Illness

Weeding the Garden: Thinning Personal Property in the Second Half of Life

Hoarding: When is an Alternate Decision Make a Prudent Choice?