Monthly Archives: November 2011

The Imminent Caregivers Shortage – Impact and Options

According to Wikipedia, the term caregiver is normally used to refer to unpaid relatives or friends of a disabled individual who help that individual with his or her activities of daily living (homecare). A recent study shows that today, as … Continue reading

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Pros and Cons of Sponsoring a Live-in Caregiver

A live-in caregiver is someone who lives in the same residence as the client and provides a range of homecare services (such as personal care, homemaking, companionship, running errands and more). Some of the service inquiries we receive at Carefect … Continue reading

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You say Senior, I say Boomer…

While talking to customers about our homecare services, we found that different people refer to each age group differently. As a result, we’ve decided to research some of the definitions to set a unified terminology. We’ve used Dictionaries, Wikipedia and … Continue reading

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On Dementia, Alzheimer and Screenwriters

Friday’s episode of the Sci-Fi TV show “Fringe” presented a unique story where a loving husband was able to temporary turn back time and talk with his wife before she succumbed to Alzheimer. If you follow the entertainment industry (e.g. … Continue reading

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