Alzheimer’s Awareness

November is known as Alzheimer’s Awareness Month. It has been estimated that more than 5 million Americans – the majority age 65 and older – are living with Alzheimer’s disease. Currently, there is no cure for Alzheimer’s, but the disease’s symptoms can be... Read more

October is Domestic Violence Month

The numbers are staggering. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) factsheet on intimate partner violence, about one in five women report they have experienced severe physical violence from an intimate partner. The number of men is... Read more

Nurses Needed to Support Community Programs

OCES is hiring Clinical Assessment and Eligibility RNs to support the 23 cities and towns that make up its service area. There is a need for nurses to assess and monitor people who need Personal Care Attendants (PCAs) in the Personal Care Management (PCM) program and... Read more

Family Caregiver

Caregivers are daughters and sons, partners, relatives and friends. Caregiving takes a financial, emotional and physical toll on caregivers, according to research by Family Caregiver Alliance. You may have heard of the term “sandwich generation”, which... Read more