Author Archives: JSjoberg

Celebrations

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I suppose I was always one to celebrate parties. I can remember my 16th birthday party with friends. I had developed
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The loss of a Client

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I made an incorrect assumption in my initial time as an Aging Life Care Manager. I assumed that once clients would
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Tips for Caregivers in Need of Vacation Time

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When you are responsible for the care of an aging loved one, summer vacations or weekend getaways may seem impossible or
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Loss and Grief

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We have always been a pet-friendly home and over the years our daughters enjoyed the benefit of having a variety of
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Aging in Oregon

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A recent article in The Oregonian reviewed the future of aging in Oregon and the potential implications that we might be
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How Can Care Managers Support Clients in Navigating Medicaid and Medicare?

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The costs of long-term care can be staggering. Even if you have savings, a serious diagnosis or other challenges could mean
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The Secret Life of the Refrigerator

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“Ins and outs,” are what Aging Life Care Specialists™ often do during our initial walk through of a client’s home. The
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Advanced Directives or POLST. What are they and how do they differ?

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Have you considered the medical decisions that may face you, or your spouse and family, if you are seriously ill or
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Pride Month – Celebrating our LBGT Senior Community

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June is the month in which the LGBT community celebrates in various ways.  Across the globe, various events are held during
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What we know and don’t know about older adults and exercise

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During summer, we’ve dusted off our bicycles, kayaks and blow-up toys.  Summer is the time to exercise, all that sun and
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