Fighting Elder Financial Abuse: June 15 is World Elder Abuse Awareness Day

Elder abuse is a serious problem in the United States. According to the Administration for Community Living (ACL), a division of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, as many as 1 in 10 older Americans are abused or neglected each year, and only 1 in 14 cases of elder abuse ever comes to the attention of authorities.(1) To [...]

May is National Stroke Awareness Month

This month alone, some 65,000 Americans will experience a stroke with many unaware that they were even at risk. Less than a third will arrive in the emergency room within three hours, the optimal time period for better outcomes. May marks National Stroke Awareness Month, and this year the National Stroke Association is turning the spotlight on the 10 modifiable [...]

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Know the Signs: 10 Early Signs of Parkinson’s Disease

It can be hard to tell if you or a loved one has Parkinson's disease (PD). There are 10 signs that you might have the disease. No single one of these signs means that you should worry, but if you have more than one sign you should consider making an appointment to talk to your doctor.

By | April 22nd, 2019|Categories: Parkinson’s Disease|Tags: |0 Comments

Kadan Homecare Receives 2019 Best of Home Care® – Provider and Employer of Choice Awards

ATLANTA – April 17, 2019 - Kadan Homecare, an award-winning provider of quality, non-medical home care to Atlanta area families for nearly 35 years, announced today that it has received both the 2019 Best of Home Care® – Provider of Choice and Employer of Choice Awards from Home Care Pulse. These awards are granted only to the top-ranking home care providers, based on client and caregiver satisfaction scores gathered by Home Care Pulse. Kadan is now ranked among a small handful of home care providers across the country who have proven their ability to provide an exceptional working experience to employees and the highest quality care to clients.

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A History of Social Work

The American social work profession was established in the late 19th century to ensure that immigrants and other vulnerable people gained tools and skills to escape economic and social poverty. Social workers help people in their personal and interpersonal lives in order to achieve social improvement and pursues social change to benefit a wide variety of individuals, families and communities.

By | March 14th, 2019|Categories: Social Workers|Tags: |0 Comments