Wednesday, April 27, 2016

#ProviderChats on Tuesday, May 10th

Katherine Merullo

On Tuesday, May 10th Provider Magazine will host the next Twitter chat on Elder Care and the Women at 1 PM Eastern Time.  Follow along for the hour on Twitter using #ProviderChats.  During this chat we will discuss the importance of female caregivers both in the family caregiver and the professional roles.  We will hear from experts who talk about innovative ways to provide care for the working women who are also the family caregivers.  We will also discuss the way the US is managing aging and elder care services and how we compare to others.

There is also the important role that employers play with regard to time off, educational programs and non-financial support that is needed.  This is sure to be an informative discussion with a guest panel of experts to guide us. We will also have nursing staff and providers join the conversation with the expertise from the National Association of Health Care Assistants (NAHCA) and The Evangelical Lutheran Good Samaritan Society

Panelists Include:

Ellen Belk, CDP is president of Keep In Mind Inc., specializing in holistic dementia care solutions and caregiving resources. With more than 15 years of professional dementia care leadership, Belk is known for her operational expertise, executive leadership development, creative activity initiatives and caregiver training.

She authored the 360° Dementia Care Operational Manual™ for professional dementia care partners who seek a comprehensive operational tool that exceeds industry expectations. 
Robin L. Hillier, CPA, STNA, LNHA, RAC-CT, is a health care executive dedicated to post-acute and long term care. Throughout her career she has been involved in all aspects of facility operations, including ownership roles. She is currently the director of reimbursement and quality metrics for Welcome Nursing Home in Oberlin, Ohio; co-owner of Quality Life Services, a home health agency; and president of RLH Consulting, which provides operational and reimbursement consulting to providers of skilled nursing, assisted living and intellectual or developmental disabilities.
Nancy L. Kriseman, L.C.S.W, is a licensed clinical social worker who has worked with older people and their families for over 30 years. Nancy is currently in private practice and presents workshops on caregiving, loss and grief and dementia across the country. As an adjunct faculty member at Kennesaw State University and Mercer University, she taught courses on aging and death and dying. She has published two books, The Mindful Caregiver: Finding Ease in the Caregiving Journey, Feb 2014, Roman and Littlefield publishers & The Caring Spirit Approach to Eldercare: A Training Guide for Professionals and Families 2005 Health Professions Press.
Follow the conversation using #ProviderChats on Twitter and learn about services, programs and ideas to better meet the needs of the female caregiver. Submit your own questions to @ProviderMag or @ahcancal ahead of time or ask during the discussion live.

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