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    Nurses Week 2021

    Join us in honoring our nurses and wishing them a very Happy Nurses Week! Nurses Week, as we know it today, started in 1982, when President Ronald Reagan signed a proclamation announcing that May 6 would be “National Recognition Day” for nurses. This honored celebrations begins each year on May 6 and ends on May 12, Florence Nightingale’s birthday. These…

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  • Tips and Ideas

    Tip of the Week: Dementia Activities During COVID Engage the Five Senses

    -Sight: There are so many possibilities. Watch a favorite movie, read books, magazines, a short poem, or explore interesting websites on the computer or tablet. Other options include sitting together and observing what’s happening outside the window, going for drive, and drawing doodles or using coloring books. – Sound: Listen to a short podcast. Play music and videos or sing…

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  • Careers

    SPOTLIGHT: Your Diabetes Management Plan

    Overall Healthcare Management Is STILL CRITICAL. Care Management for your appointments and regular self-care may require additional steps – are you prepared? SPOTLIGHT: Your Diabetes Management Plan: According to the National Institute on Aging (NIH) * Track your glucose levels. Very high glucose levels (called hyperglycemia) or very low glucose levels (called hypoglycemia) can be risky to your health. Your…

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    Healthcare Heroes & Vaccination

    Vaccinations in the workplace for essentials. According to the CDC (Center for Disease Control) after getting a #COVID19​ vaccine, you may have some side effects, which are normal signs that your body is building protection against COVID-19. Call your healthcare provider if redness or tenderness increases after 24 hours, if your side effects are worrying you, or if they do…

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  • Homepage Highlights

    Patients Don’t Always Need to Be Monitored in a Hospital

    The need for close monitoring used to be a common reason patients needed long hospital stays. MAINTAIN YOUR PEACE OF MIND AT HOME Did You Know… Home care is safe, effective and can prevent hospitalization or nursing home placement. It is an option you should undoubtedly consider discussing with your physician and loved ones. Consider CABSHN as your aging-in-place specialists.…

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  • Understanding Medicare

    There is more to Medicare than just Part A (hospital insurance) and Part B (medical insurance). If the person you are caring for is 65 or older and collecting Social Security retirement benefits, it is likely that they receive Medicare Part A for free and their Medicare Part B premiums are automatically deducted from the monthly benefits they receive from…

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  • Career Highlights

    Knowledge Is POWER

    CABS Home Care applicants t should meet certain HHA requirements in NY: Must be at least 18 years of age Should be mature, emotionally and mentally stable Be able to read and write; understand and carry out directions and instructions and keep simple records A minimum of an eighth-grade reading level is recommended. Be in good physical health; not dependent…

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  • Careers

    We’re Hiring! Start A Career with CABS Today

    Are you a New York Certified Home Health or Personal Care Aide?  Join our #circleofcare and make a difference APPLY NOW Take advantage of our union benefits and great organization. Join our #circleofcare and make a difference- apply NOW Via bar scan ONLINE application [click here] Email HRDepartment@cabshomecare.org

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  • Careers

    Wondering How to Support Older Adults?

    Many older adults depend on services and supports provided in their homes or in the community to maintain their health and independence. The CDC and National Council on Aging recommend that caregivers: * Know what medications your loved one is taking and see if you can help them have extra on hand. * Monitor food and other medical supplies (oxygen,…

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  • Careers

    Prescription Tips During COVID-19

    After cautioning seniors to #ShelterInPlace, many elderly and disabled clients still need access to vital prescriptions. HERE ARE SOME PRESCRIPTION TIPS TO CONSIDER: 1. Ask for a 90-Day supply on your prescriptions. 2. Coordinate your pickup date to avoid multiple trips and less exposure for you or your caregiver. 3. Ask your caregiver or neighbor to go instead. Keeping your…

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