• 13 JUN 15
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    5 Qualities Every Caregiver Needs

    5 Qualities Every Caregiver Needs

    Making a caregiver part of your ohana’s senior care plan is an important decision that should not be taken lightly. A caregiver not only needs the right background and experience but also a heart for the elderly and the ability to get along well with your loved one. Here are 5 qualities that you should

    • 10 JUN 15
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    Signs It Might be Time for Home Care

    Signs It Might be Time for Home Care

    No one wants to admit that an older member of the ohana can no longer safely care for themselves on their own. However as your loved one ages, it’s important to stay alert of changes in behavior so you can identify when it’s time to introduce a caregiver into his/her home. To determine whether or not home

    • 06 JUN 15
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    Are Your Nurses Experiencing Burnout?

    Are Your Nurses Experiencing Burnout?

    Do your employees seem exhausted, irritable, frustrated, or even argumentative? If so, it could mean your staff is burnt out. Burnout affects nearly 30% of all nurses and can be a result of an increased workload, loss of job interest, or overall issues with the work environment. With the Affordable Care Act (ACA) in full

    • 29 MAY 15
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    ALTRES Medical Expands from Hospitals to Homes

    ALTRES Medical Expands from Hospitals to Homes

    ALTRES Medical has expanded its services to provide clients with home health aides through its new home care program. Home Care by ALTRES Medical provides personal care assistants and home health aides to seniors, adults, and people recovering from operations. It was a natural progression for the company, said Kerry Kopp, president of ALTRES Medical