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CareGivers America’s “Profiles in Courage,” Series #1: Jody Johnson-Turner

Jody Johnson-Turner, CGA Manager — SEPA Development & Patient Relations To know Jody is to love Jody, to work with Jody is to both love and respect Jody. Jody Johnson-Turner is CGA’s Southeastern PA’s Manager of Development and Patient Relations, a leadership role that came natural to a home health…

Project Thank You – Simple Acts of Encouragement & Gratitude

An Open Letter to All CareGivers America’s Patients, Participants, CareGivers, Nurses, Therapists, Healthcare Partners, along with their family, friends, and communities

We are all, unquestionably, witnessing difficult times during the Coronavirus, COVID-19 pandemic. As we navigate these uncharted waters know that CareGivers America is with you. We are with your mother and father, we are with your grandmother and grandfather. We are there providing care and comfort in uncomfortable times because…

Farmers Market Vouchers Available in PA

From Lancaster Farming HARRISBURG, Pa. — To remind residents of the importance of consuming nutritious produce, Agriculture Secretary Russell Redding and Aging Secretary Teresa Osborne signed a joint designation this week in recognition of June as the official start of the Farmers Market Nutrition Program in Pennsylvania. While visiting the…

PA Governor’s Budget for Pennsylvanians with Disabilities

From The Arc, Scranton PA On February 9, Governor Wolf proposed a $33.3 billion budget for fiscal year 2016-2017. This is a 10.89% increase compared to the $30.03 final 2015-2016 budget. The General Assembly is currently creating their own budget proposal for the 2016-2017 fiscal year. After it is formally…

Caring for Someone with Alzheimer’s Disease

Recipe of the Week: Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies

From Everyday Health Ingredients 2 cup(s) oats, rolled, not quick-cooking 1/2 cup(s) flour, whole-wheat pastry* 1/2 cup(s) flour, all-purpose 1 teaspoon cinnamon, ground 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 cup(s) tahini (sesame seed paste)** 4 tablespoon butter, unsalted cold, cut into pieces 2/3 cup(s) sugar, granulated 2/3 cup(s) sugar, brown,…

Recipe of the Week: Portobello “Philly Cheesesteak” Sandwich

From Everyday Health Love the yummy goodness of a Philly Cheesesteak sandwich, but hate that it undoubtedly means calorie overload? Here’s a recipe that gives you that same great taste for far less fat and calories. The secret here is that this recipe is actually vegetarian-friendly – delicious Portobello mushrooms, which are…

8 Ways to Clean Your Home Easily

What are the signs of dementia and Alzheimer's disease?

From: Finding Your Way, written by Dr. Linda Rhodes Question: What are the signs of dementia and Alzheimer’s disease? Answer: Dementia is an umbrella term (literally meaning without mind) for the progressive loss of thinking, judgement, and ability to focus and learn. More than half of dementia cases are caused by…
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