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Education

LAUREN’s Lecture Series

LAUREN will lead a series of educational events exploring a variety of aspects of dementia and approaches to care for both those with the disease and those who care for them.  Learn about the disease, coping mechanisms, and approaches to improved your quality of life...

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Memory, Coffee, and Compassion Support Group™

Every Wednesday of the month, you have the unique opportunity to meet with others who are caring for their loved ones with dementia. Join us for discussion and support with friends who care. Memory, Coffee and Compassion Support Group Wednesdays, 10:00 am - 11:30...

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Ten Early Warning Signs of Alzheimer’s

Dementia and Alzheimer’s are often confused as being the same, but they’re not. Dementia describes a set of symptoms that include degraded memory, reasoning, and thinking. Alzheimer’s is a brain disease that causes dementia, but dementia can also be caused by other...

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The Older Person – What’s Not Normal?

Warning Signs and Red Flags Deteriorating hygiene or appearance Erratic or inappropriate behavior changes Increasing confusion or disorientation Depression with tearfulness, loss of appetite Signs of insufficient nutrition, dehydration, or weight loss Inability to...

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Six Steps to Care Management

Generally speaking, the practice of Care Management follows a six-step process. It begins with assessing the client to determine his or her specific needs for care, which is followed immediately by a detailed report of findings, recommendations, and suggestions. That...

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Is it Good to Work with a Placement Agency?

We often get asked “Is it better to work with a placement agency that has contracts with all local homes and communities, because they’re completely unbiased?” Traditional placement agencies do not have contracts with all local homes and communities. Facilities,...

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Care Management Before and After Placements

Family Connect Care provides transitional care management throughout and after placement In all placements, our goal is to get it right the first time. Moving is a stressful experience, even more so for the elderly and memory-impaired, so we do our best to achieve the...

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Transitional Care Placements at No Cost

Family Connect Care provides transitional care management before placement, at no additional cost to the family. Placement is only rarely a simple process. Every facility is different, as is each person needing care, so it’s critically important to match the two...

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Elderly Care Free Placement Services

Family Connect Care does not charge for placement services. Placement agencies do not work for you. Their “service” is free to you because they are paid by facilities and communities when your loved one is successfully placed. They do not refer to facilities they do...

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New Year, New You

Are you making any new year’s resolutions?  Every year thousands of us do. Make 2017 a better year for you and your loved by making self-care your priority.   When we care for ourselves we are better equipped to handle the challenges that come our way and to embrace...

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LAUREN dropped everything and became personally involved…

LAUREN Spiglanin and her entire Staff at Family Connect Care have been phenomenal in every way to help me with unexpected medical emergency care needs for both of my elderly parents this year. I highly recommend LAUREN and Family Connect Care for their fine expertise...

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Genuine Interest…

I have had a relationship with LAUREN for many years and can only say wonderful things about her. Her knowledge, compassion and support far surpass anyone else I have encountered in her field. Her genuine interest and the love she gives to the family and the patient...

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