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Added on July 4, 2016 by Jared_Rodgers

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Life Force Caregivers for the Elderly wishes everyone a happy 4th of July!


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Life Force launches new CHHHA training program with the Institute for Professional Care Education

Added on May 20, 2016 by Jared_Rodgers

Life Force launches new CHHHA training program with the Institute for Professional Care Education

Life Force Senior Care Corporation has chosen the Institute for Professional Care Education (IPCed) to provide online caregiver training and compliance to all their home health aides.

CHERRY HILL, NJ Life Force Senior Care Corporation has made a commitment to providing the highest quality care to seniors in New Jersey by implementing a certified homemaker home health aide training program developed by the Institute for Professional Care Education. Life Force Senior Care Corporation's aides now have access to IPCed's online caregiver training as well as IPCed's award-winning Medifecta series of DVD-based caregiver training.

"We're using IPCed's training programs to ensure that all our aides have the skills they need to provide outstanding care. Quality matters and we're looking to establish Life Force as the first choice provider in New Jersey." – Jared Rodgers, Life Force Senior Care Corporation.

The Institute for Professional Care Education is the leader in high-quality training for senior care professionals. By choosing IPCed as its training partner, Life Force Senior Care Corporation is showing the home care industry and their customers that they are dedicated to providing the best possible care.

For more information please visit: chhha.lifeforceeldercare.com

 

CEU Offered by Live-in Specialist

Added on July 15, 2015 by Daryoush_Ekhterae

CEU Offered by Live-in Specialist

The New Jersey Social Work Continuing Education Approval Collaborative has approved Life Force Caregivers for the Elderly to offer three (3) clinical/social and cultural competence continuing education hours.

The program was developed by Daryoush Ekhterae, PhD. He is a manager at Life Force Eldercare Corporation which seeks to enhance the quality of senior living. Dr. Ekhterae has significant professional experience in training health care providers and caregivers for the elderly. He also lends a unique personal perspective, having dealt with the challenges of caregiving in his own family.

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Estate Planning Before Needing Live-in Care

Added on June 15, 2015 by Jared_Rodgers

Estate Planning Before Needing Live-in Care

My mother recently called me seeking help with updating her and my father's wills. Of course I agreed and was more than happy to help my parents review their wills. Since I was told that I would eventually become the executor of their estate, planning ahead would benefit both my parents and me.

Most of my experience is in providing live-in care services to the elderly and very little on the side of estate planning. I was very curious to go through the estate planning process myself, so this was the perfect opportunity for that experience.

As my mother and I continued to speak, I asked if she had in addition to the will a power of attorney (POA) and an advance directive, also known as a living will. She was not sure - which I knew most likely meant they did not have all the essential documents necessary. I suggested that the three of us meet with the attorney that originally drafted their will back in the '80s to ensure that we have everything we need. They both agreed.

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Live-in Eldercare Agency vs Private Aide

Added on December 16, 2014 by Jared_Rodgers

Live-in Eldercare Agency vs Private Aide

Life Force Caregivers for the Elderly has provided personalized live-in custodial care to hundreds of seniors since 1989. A live-in home health aide is an alternative to an assisted living or long-term care nursing facility by assisting with activities of daily living right in the comfort of your own home. While conducting the initial assessment of a client's needs and expectations, families naturally ask questions about Life Force's services. One question that sometimes arises is: What is the advantage of working with an agency like Life Force over hiring our own private aide?

When choosing between these two options families normally make a decision based upon price. Hiring a private aide is typically cheaper than working with a licensed agency, but a private caregiver easily becomes more costly in the end.

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