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The Caring Professionals Resource Center contains a range of informative and useful articles, videos, and forms intended to support those receiving care and their loved ones, as well as caregivers, both family and professional.

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Senior activities CDPAP Agency New York

When things are getting worse for both your Mother & You

Is it time to bring your Mom to the hospice, what do you need to consider? You’ve worked very hard for years managing your mother’s care. You arrange the doctor visits. You supervise the prescription filling and medication. You deal with all the paperwork for her home care. Communicating carefully with the home health aide […]

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Senior activities CDPAP Agency New York

The latest information about home care wages and home care rates in New York

Thinking about Coming Back to Work in Home Care? What are home care wages and home care rates in 2022? First the big news. The rates are going up by $2 an hour in October and another $1 next year. This wage increase is part of the NYS budget that was passed in April 2022. […]

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Senior activities CDPAP Agency New York

Boredom Busters for Seniors & their Caregivers

What you, the home health aide, the caregiver, and your patient can do for engagement and fun Boredom is not fatal, my late mother used to say to the adults and children in the family. She would challenge us to find creative ways to entertain ourselves when a complaint was aired. It was often followed […]

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Home Care in New York in the Spring

When to outsource CDPAP to a CDPAP Home Care Agency

When to Outsource Senior Care using CDPAP and When Not To An aging parent requires 360 degree involvement. There is a home to be kept safe. Bills must be paid. Doctors’ appointments must be arranged and visits must be accompanied. Insurance matters must be tended. Finances must be managed. Responsible day-to-day care must be arranged. […]

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Senior activities CDPAP Agency New York

CDPAP, Insourcing Your Parent’s Home Care in New York

CDPAP in New York City and State. Read about how insourcing your parent’s home care to family & friends using the CDPAP program can be such a great help.

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Home Care in New York in the Spring

Here Comes the Sun

Your Senior and Spring Activities to do with a Home Attendant and Family Springtime is finally here! Everyone does better in good weather when it’s bright and mild outside. Especially your senior citizen who has been confined indoors due to harsh weather and Covid-19 concerns. There are also more hours to be outdoors safely. Take […]

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Destress with CDPAP home care

Stress Less with CDPAP Home Care

How the CDPAP Program can help you stress less about your parent’s home care. Everyone is talking about caregiver stress. The national periodicals feature stories about midlifers caught between caring for aging parents and their own children. Legislators are talking about relief through tax credits for caregiving children. Co-workers, friends, and church members are talking […]

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Mother’s Day, Mothers Say

You are a good daughter. You take care of your mom. You are on top of her home care arrangements. You make her medical appointments. You check her refrigerator and bring her groceries when you visit. You encourage her to get out. You review her bills and handle her paperwork. Chocolate, flowers, a card, and […]

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Experiencing Passover with Your Senior

Your Jewish patient will be very concerned about Passover. Even non-observant Jews celebrate this important holiday traditionally. Here is what you need to know to help her and help yourself have an enjoyable run-up to Passover and holiday experience.Passover runs 8 days. It commemorates the miraculous exodus of the Jews from Egypt under the leadership […]

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How to put together a caregiving calendar. And why you should

You want the aide to do more than just feed, shower, medicate, dress, accompany and exercise your mother. Your mother is neither a plant nor a pet. You want the two of them to connect and keep each other company. You want to see them smiling at one another and enjoying their time together. You […]

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