The special challenges that Black male caregivers face
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by David Happe
1M ago
About 40% of caregivers are men. Of those men, 30% are black and face special challenges not addressed by existing supports for caregivers. A professor who studies this issue is a caregiver himself. Audio provided by NPR ..read more
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Uber health Unveils New Solution to Support Caregivers
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by David Happe
1M ago
SAN FRANCISCO, May 15, 2024 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Today, at Uber’s annual product event, GO-GET, Uber Health announced Uber Caregiver, a new solution designed specifically for caregivers and their loved ones. For the first time, beginning this summer, care-receivers will have the ability to add a caregiver to their Uber profile, empowering them to request and monitor rides and deliveries, as well as apply the care-receiver's eligible health benefits to pay. The solution is designed to help patients maximize their ancillary healthcare benefits and to improve the care experience for caregivers and ..read more
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Will Florida residents vote in November to expand Medicaid?
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by David Happe
3M ago
Florida lawmakers have debated for a decade whether to expand Medicaid eligibility under the Affordable Care Act. Advocates are trying to circumvent legislature and take the issue directly to voters ..read more
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Tommy Hilfiger’s Adaptive Clothing Line: Making Fashion Inclusive
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by David Happe
3M ago
PODCAST TAKEOVER EDITION This is a SPECIAL EDITION of the AwareGiver podcast featuring a rebroadcast of the "COLD CALL" podcast from Harvard Business School.  i thought the content was important enough to bring it to you unedited. In 2017, Tommy Hilfiger launched its adaptive fashion line to provide fashion apparel that aims to make dressing easier. By 2020, it was still a relatively unknown line in the U.S. and the Tommy Hilfiger team was continuing to learn more about how to serve these new customers. Should the team make adaptive clothing available beyond the U.S., or is a global exp ..read more
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Drugmaker Biogen Pulls Alzheimer's Drug Aduhelm
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by David Happe
3M ago
Drugmaker Biogen is pulling the plug on its controversial Alzheimer's drug Aduhelm, following disappointing sales. It had been expected to be a blockbuster product.Biogen says patients currently taking Aduhelm will have access to it until November 1, but patients taking the drug in clinical trials will lose access May 1 ..read more
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New Federal Standards for Nursing Home Care
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by David Happe
4M ago
Xavier Becerra, Secretary of the United States Department of Health and Human Services talks about increased staffing requirements for nursing home facilities. Roughly 3/4 of long-term care facilities will have to hire additional sfatt to meet the new requirements. In addition, the government will provide over $75m in financial incentives for tuition reimbursement and other benefits to improve nurse retention and attract more people to the industry ..read more
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Hospital At Home Is The New Trend
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by David Happe
4M ago
In 2020, the federal government hanged the rules so that hospitals can be paid the same amount to treat patients at home. Today, over 300 hospitals and 125 health systems in 37 States have signed up to offer acute care at home. Patients must meet certain criteria, which incldues living 30 minutes from the hospital, having functional utilities, and having at least one person living with you. Hospital at home services are on a voluntary basis ..read more
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Hurricane Preparation for Caregivers
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by David Happe
4M ago
Hurricane preparedness is crucial for everyone, especially caregivers who are responsible for the well-being and safety of others. When caring for individuals during a hurricane or any other natural disaster, it's essential to have a plan in place to ensure their safety and comfort. Here are some guidelines for hurricane preparedness for caregivers: Create an Emergency Plan: Identify the nearest hurricane shelters and evacuation routes. Determine how you will transport the person you are caring for in case of an evacuation. Prepare a list of emergency contacts, including healthcare provider ..read more
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Caring for Alzheimer's Patients
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by David Happe
5M ago
Audio from NPR which includes a special news report from Tampa, Florida based WUSF on the challenges of being an unpaid caregiver of someone with dementia"A recent report by the Alzheimer's Association lays out the challenges that unpaid caregivers of people with dementia face. WUSF's Stephanie Colombini explains how one family in Tampa is managing and what they need more of ..read more
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Hurricane Preparation for Caregivers, Sponsored by Tidings Media
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by David Happe
5M ago
Hurricane preparedness is crucial for everyone, especially caregivers who are responsible for the well-being and safety of others. When caring for individuals during a hurricane or any other natural disaster, it's essential to have a plan in place to ensure their safety and comfort. Here are some guidelines for hurricane preparedness for caregivers: Create an Emergency Plan: Identify the nearest hurricane shelters and evacuation routes. Determine how you will transport the person you are caring for in case of an evacuation. Prepare a list of emergency contacts, including healthcare provider ..read more
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