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Dementia & Family Finance

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A just-completed study carried out by the New York City Department…

When Disaster Strikes: ICS Plans for Emergencies

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Before the devastating appearance of Hurricanes Irma and Harvey…

New Regulations Aim to Improve Quality of Nursing Home Care

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If you or a loved one faces the need for nursing home care, there…

A Call to Action to People with Disabilities

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Intergenerational panel of advocates urges people with disabilities to stand up and speak out.
Caring for someone with Alzheimer's?

Caring for someone with Alzheimer's? Support is just a phone call away!

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In reviewing our blog recently, I was struck by how much we’ve…

Home Care Workers Grieve

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Home care workers need and deserve the opportunity to grieve when a client dies.

LGBTQ and Need Home Care?

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A five year study recently released found that LGBTQ people have trouble getting culturally competent home care.

Wondering if Mom Needs Homecare?

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If the holidays left you wondering whether a loved one needs help, chances are they do.

When Memory Fails—Caring for a loved one with dementia

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When a parent, friend, spouse or sibling has dementia it can be—pick your adjective—frustrating, frightening, exhausting, overwhelming, confusing and sad. As your loved one loses his or her memory and the ability to function independently, it naturally evokes strong emotions.

The Power of Presence

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This article is the third in our Caregiving Series looking at…

ICS Member Naz Gull—Enjoying Life, Despite Pain and Loss

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ICS member Naz Gull has a habit of counting her blessings. Just…

Alternative Report Recommends Public Long-term Care Insurance

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As I recently wrote, when the federal Commission on Long-Term…
TK Small

Problematic Future for the Consumer Directed Program

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Last week in the ICS Voices Blog, Loreen Loonie posed the question…

Reflections On The Companionship Exemption

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The U.S. Department of Labor is poised to issue its final rules…

Confessions of a Committed Caregiver

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This article is the second in our Caregiving Series looking at…

ICS in the Bronx—A Homecoming

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Next Wednesday, when ICS celebrates the grand opening of our…

ICS Member Elsie French Has One BIG Birthday

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Elsie French (left, center) is still an imposing presence sitting…

Caregiving—Challenges for The "Sandwich Generation"

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Demographers call us the “sandwich generation.” We are the…

News About Consumer-Directed Care

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As reported in 9/25 Crain’s New York Pulse: The New York State…

Your Home Care Worker and You: Some Keys to a Happy Marriage

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Having a home care worker is similar to being in a marriage.…

Big Changes Coming for People with Disabilities - Know Your Rights

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You’re a person with a disability. You need home care and other…

Swimming Upstream

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I got a call the other day from a man looking for home care for…

ICS Makes Good on the Promise of the ADA

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When we set out to create the nonprofit organization that became…