Schools of thought: Learn the differences and similarities between popular early childhood education principles —

Through our years of school, many people come to understand what type of learner we are. Some of us may learn best by seeing or reading to understand, while others may need verbal directions. Some learn best in groups, while others learn best independently. Just like there are different types of learning, there are also different types of teaching. Early education programs use specific education philosophies and curriculums to teach toddlers and young children, such as HighScope, Montessori, Re

Past, present, future: How adverse childhood experiences shape adulthood —

Why is it important to understand the impact of ACEs? The impact of ACEs not only affects the child, but stays long into adulthood, creating a harmful ripple effect. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Department of Preventive Medicine at Kaiser Permanente conducted the original ACEs studies from 1995 to 1997, and many states have built on this research by collecting ACE data through the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS). The key findings of CDC-Kaiser a

‘I Care a Lot’ Reminds Us of the Need to Protect Older Loved Ones from Financial Abuse - CarePatrol Blog

If you’re like me, you’ve had a little extra time to devote to binge-watching TV and movies on streaming services, which led me to a very interesting movie on Netflix. As a professional in the senior care space for more than 30 years, the trailer of “I Care a Lot” instantly drew me in. I won’t give you any spoilers on this 2021 thriller, but the plot follows Marla Grayson (Rosamund Pike), a career con artist who manages the following: • None Bribes a physician to declare an older adult unable t

Tips for Talking to Your Senior Parents About the COVID-19 Vaccine - ComForCare In-Home Caregivers Blog

Tips for Talking to Your Senior Parents About the COVID-19 Vaccine Adults age 65 and up and/or individuals with pre-existing health conditions (i.e. diabetes, asthma, etc.) are at the greatest risk of serious illness or death when encountering COVID-19. Thus, many states are inviting seniors to be some of the first citizens to receive the vaccine. While many older adults are eagerly making appointments for vaccinations, some are concerned or confused. As a family caregiver, you can help educate

Assisted Living Is the Safer Option - CarePatrol Blog

The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted all of our daily lives in many ways, but seniors have been hit particularly hard. According to the CDC, people over 65 years of age are in a high-risk group for coronavirus. Due to the increased risk, many seniors and their families now are facing difficult situations. To stay safe, seniors must be even more vigilant with social distancing, which only makes it increasingly complicated to handle their living environment and care. Group environments like assiste