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November 20, 2019

11 Unique Skills You Need to Become a Caregiver

Caregivers make a true difference in the lives of their patients and their families—but not everyone is cut out for the job. Caregivers must master a […]
October 23, 2019

Because I Care Fair

Tips and Tools Designed for Caregivers The purpose of the BIC Community Resource Fair is to raise awareness of and garner support for individuals who provide care […]
October 2, 2019

Advance Care Planning: Healthcare Directives

Advance care planning is not just about old age. At any age, a medical crisis could leave you too ill to make your own healthcare decisions. […]
October 1, 2019

Why palliative care is important in cancer care

For cancer patients, it’s important to remember that the effects of cancer and its treatment can be very different from person to person. A palliative care […]
October 1, 2019

Long Term Care Planning Guide

Many Americans don’t want to think about the day they can no longer live independently and take care of themselves. But the truth is, 70% of […]
October 1, 2019

Long Term Care Planning Checklist: 3 Expensive Mistakes People Make

Using this long term care planning checklist can help many older Americans face reality: Knee-deep in long term care expenses that they need to drain their savings and […]
September 21, 2019

6 Steps for Preventing Falls Among Your Older Loved Ones

Did you know that one in four older Americans falls every year? Falls are the leading cause of both fatal and nonfatal injuries for people aged […]
September 16, 2019

4 Common Types of Chronic Pain

Chronic pain is commonly defined as any pain which lasts more than 12 weeks. Whereas acute pain is the normal sensation which alerts us to an […]
September 13, 2019

How to talk to someone with Alzheimer’s

Communication changes when someone has Alzheimer’s When someone has Alzheimer’s or dementia, changes in their brain cause a decline in their ability to listen and respond to normal conversation. […]