caregiver

Lifetime Assistance raises caregiver wages

About 1,200 caregivers at Lifetime Assistance group homes will see their wages increase on June 18. The caregivers look after more than 1,800 people...
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Fri, 05/28/2021 - 5:56am
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When ‘om’ can help you take care of Mom: Meditation, mindfulness useful tools for many caregiver

Kathie Gansemer concentrates on her breath first. Slow, steady breaths. Then, perhaps, she recites an inspirational quote or a poem to set the mood. One...
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Mon, 03/29/2021 - 5:55am
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Journalism collaborative explores caregiving problems and solutions

A new media initiative aims to shed light on caregivers for older adults and investigate potential solutions to their challenges. WXXI and nine other...
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Tue, 02/23/2021 - 5:20am
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Green House homes called ‘promising model’ for nursing home reinvention. But are they replicable

The Green House Project, a national network of small nursing homes, have received plenty of attention for their low rates of COVID-19 during the...
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Tue, 02/23/2021 - 5:22am
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There's a caregiver shortage -- what's stopping men from filling the gap?

Kirk Matthews was winning. He had only to sink the eight ball into one of the pockets of a new pool table, and he’d have the victory. “Eight ball,...
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Fri, 01/24/2020 - 5:42am
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‘Holiday gift’ to caregivers from state health department

The New York state health department unveiled what it called a “holiday gift for caregivers” Wednesday in New York City. It’s a book that the department...
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Wed, 12/19/2018 - 12:22pm
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Education is Still at Our Core

With unfolding radio news, continuous classical music and compelling primetime programs from American Experience to Downton Abbey, what sometimes gets lost in the mix is – arguably – the most important value WXXI provides.

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