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The Cambridge Difference

Seniors in this country are the most vaccinated people. The latest stats show that more than 92% of seniors have had at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine and 82% are considered fully vaccinated.  But numbers are a lot lower for those people who work with our most vulnerable population. At assisted living centers and …

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Here are 5 things you can do to protect yourself or a loved one.

Hello! Members of the elder population are very vulnerable to cyber scams. The American Journal of public health estimates that 5% of the elder population are affected by scams. And the Federal Trade Commission reports that the median amount lost due to Elder Scams for someone over 80 years of age is $1,000. For those …

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What is the risk when the staff at nursing homes watching seniors aren’t vaccinated?

A new study out says 15 states in the U.S. have fewer than 50% of nursing home staff that are vaccinated against COVID. Yes, most seniors are vaccinated, but what is the risk when the staff watching them might not be? Senior Care Expert Brian M. Levy at Cambridge Caregivers was asked by NewsRadio 1080 …

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Cambridge Caregivers provides these tips for elder care workers in Dallas to tackle communication issues by wearing masks

With masks mandatory in public indoor spaces having our faces covered can make communication with others tricky. Add to that the fact that seniors are suffering from Alzheimer’s, hearing loss, or cognitive impairment, and you have a recipe for challenging times requiring special consideration for these limitations. Even the smallest things, such as “How is …

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Steps to Stay Healthy During Flu Season [In-Home Care Guidelines]

Flu season is in full swing right now, and Dallas and North Texas has been hit particularly hard by the virus. It is important that all of us, particularly those of us caring for and visiting elderly people under in-home care, in nursing homes, residential care homes or assisted living, take all available precautions to ensure that the virus doesn’t spread to this …

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