• Supporting Clients

    Posted on December 22nd, 2008

    Written by Jaimie

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    The Definition of Geriatric Social Work

    The Definition of Geriatric Social Work

    What is Geriatric Social Work? Not only is it important to understand what it is but where it is and how it is needed. Although what each Geriatric Social Worker does is very unique, there is one unifying factor. Each Geriatric Social Worker’s focus is on the bio-psychosocial well being of the older adult. This […]

  • Caregiver Focused

    Posted on December 20th, 2008

    Written by Jaimie

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    Medicare Nursing Home Five Star Ranking System

    Medicare Nursing Home Five Star Ranking System

    This week, Medicare released a quick and easy method to compare nursing homes on the web. Medicare has always had a compare nursing home aspect of their website, now it is integrated that old system with a 5 star ranking. Although reports have always been available to the public about nursing home violations and care […]

  • Supporting Clients

    Posted on December 14th, 2008

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    Hoarding, is it a Mental Health Isssue? If so, now what???

    Hoarding, is it a Mental Health Isssue? If so, now what???

    The National Association of Social Workers (NASW) has a very great blog post regarding hoarding. I found it so very interesting, as hoarding is a very prevalent issue social workers face with working with the aging population. The NASW posting asked the audience a couple of questions. Is hoarding just a quirk? How have you […]