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The list of topics and issues caregivers face is seemingly endless. As a professional, you want to be able to provide research-based answers and information that can be used to aid caregivers as they strive to provide the best care for their aging loved one. Utilize the information in these sections to educate yourself, and share the resources with others who might find them beneficial.

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Volunteerism- A Salute to Senior Service - Professional Caregiver Recorded Webinar

Dr. Amy D'Aprix details the many physical and emotional benefits of volunteering. Ways to encourage younger family members to volunteer are also covered.

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Understanding Diabetes in Older Adults — Webinar

Diabetes affects millions of Americans, and Dr. Amy D'Aprix will detail some of the risk factors, as well as how to prevent or delay the onset of the disease.

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Managing Family Care for Alzheimer's Patients - Professional Caregiver Webinar

Dr. Amy D'Aprix outlines the various symptoms of dementia, including language problems, personality changes, loss of interests, and difficulty performing tasks.

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Understanding the Emotional Aspects of Caregiving - Professional Caregiver Webinar

Caregiving can be an emotionally intense experience, and some caregivers experience negative feelings that they feel the need to bury or deny.

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Hospital to Home Preparation for Seniors - Professional Caregiver Webinar

The costs of hospital readmissions- physical, financial, and emotional- are staggering. If you are you a caregiver with a senior loved one about to return home from a hospital stay, Dr. Amy D'Aprix will help to avoid unnecessary readmissions through preparing the home (and yourself) for the older adult’s return.

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Understanding Alzheimer's and Types of Dementia - Professional Caregiver Recorded Webinar

D'Aprix will detail the signs and symptoms of Alzheimer’s and other dementias, as well as the diagnostic process to confirm the presence of the disease.

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Introduction to Medicare Coverage - Professional Caregiver Webinar

Medicare enrollment is essential for older adults, but where do you start? Dr. Amy D'Aprix will cover the eligibility requirements for Medicare, along with the various types of Medicare coverage.

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Understanding the Scams Seniors Face - Professional Caregiver Webinar

The annual financial loss by victims of elder financial abuse is estimated to be at least $2.9 billion dollars. If you are worried an older adult you know will become a victim of a senior scam, this webinar will offer plenty of advice on how to protect a senior loved one.

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How to Find Senior Care Resources - Professional Caregiver Webinar

Are you an older adult looking for information about senior resources in your area, or are you a caregiver who would like to learn about the health, living, and financial resources in your community?

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Practical Alzheimers Solutions For Caregivers - Professional Caregiver Webinar

Caregivers for persons with Alzheimer’s face a number of challenges, including keeping them involved and diffusing difficult behaviors.

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