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Caregivers Wanted

Posted on: August 09 2015

Do you love helping people, especially our seniors?  If so, then ARMISTEAD SENIOR CARE is the place for you. We are presently seeking compassionate and reliable caregivers in both Vermont and New Hampshire for various daytime, evening, overnight and weekend shifts.  Our South Burlington, VT office offers services in Chittenden, Grand Isle, Franklin, Lamoille, Washington, Addison and parts of Orange counties.  Our Lebanon, NH office offers services in the Upper Valley of New Hampshire and Vermont along with the Lake Sunapee area.  Duties vary but may include personal care, light housekeeping, meal preparation, transportation, companionship,...

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Happy Birthday, Social Security!

Posted on: July 27 2015

In 1935, the United States was in the depths of the Great Depression. You saved absolutely everything you had, including string. Every household had the ball of string that you added to whenever a new scrap came along. Most Americans had very little money to live on. And senior citizens were among the people who were hit hardest. Many could no longer work, and their families were having difficulty supporting themselves, let alone trying to support Grandma and Grandpa. Roosevelt signed the Social Security Act August 14, 1935, and it saved the lives of hundreds of thousands of senior citizens, preventing almost...

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Join our dynamic growing company!

Posted on: July 14 2015

Armistead Senior Care is seeking a full-time lead Client Services Coordinator to fulfill the scheduling needs of our clients and caregivers as well as assigned administrative duties.  Must have the ability to multi-task and prioritize in this fast-paced environment.  The ideal candidate would have previous scheduling experience, excellent customer service and communication skills.  Strong keyboarding and computer skills needed (Microsoft Office Suites).  Candidate needs to have the ability to self-motivate while working independently as well as closely with a team.  The ability to problem-solve and diffuse crisis a must.  Candidate must be at...

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Cranky Old Man, a poem

Posted on: June 29 2015

When an old man died in the geriatric ward of a nursing home in an Australian country town, it was believed that he had nothing left of any value. Later, when the nurses were going through his meager possessions, They found this poem. Its quality and content so impressed the staff that copies were made and distributed to every nurse in the hospital.

One nurse took her copy to Melbourne. The old man's sole bequest to posterity has since appeared in the Christmas editions of magazines around the country and appearing in mags for Mental Health. A...

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Retirement, 20 years from now

Posted on: June 15 2015

By Alicia Munnell

A national organization recently asked me to write a brief piece on the future of retirement.  Here’s how I responded. I know what retirement will–or at least should–look like 20 years from now. I’m just not sure how we will get from here to there. Unfortunately, my best guess is that we will have to experience a crisis before we land in the right place. Why a crisis? Well, consider our current situation. We face a sharp mismatch between retirement needs and retirement resources. We need more...

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The Guide To Aging At Home Safely And With Dignity

Posted on: June 02 2015

Free Tips & Advice to Help You Age in Place. According to the Administration on Aging, only approximately 3.5 percent of seniors 65 and older choose to live in institutional settings, such as nursing homes. Most of the rest live alone or with a spouse. In fact, more and more seniors are choosing to age in place. The decision to do so is often about safety and comfort as it allows seniors to stay within the home and community they're familiar with. And in fact, there are many benefits to aging in place—keeping one'...

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WHAT IS AGING LIFE CAREā„¢?

Posted on: May 25 2015

Armistead Senior Care has three Certified Aging Life Care Professionals™ on staff. WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW Aging Life Care / geriatric care management is a holistic, client-centered approach to caring for older adults or others facing ongoing health challenges.  Working with families, the expertise of Aging Life Care Professionals™ provides the answers at a time of uncertainty. Their guidance leads families to the actions and decisions that ensure quality care and an optimal life for those they love, thus reducing worry, stress and time off of work for family caregivers through:

Assessment and monitoring Planning...

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