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Coastal Staff Spreads Joy This Holiday Season

Coastal Staff Spreads Joy This Holiday Season

Posted by: maura | November 29, 2013

Coastal Home Care Scheduling Coordinator Ashley Adams, a trained and extremely talented opera singer, performed for the residents of Savannah Square Retirement Community this week.  Ashley performed with pianist Nancy Stone in Savannah Square's beautiful atrium balcony, singing holiday selections which brought warmpth and cheer to all who attended the performance. 

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Jesse Petrea Presents Ideas to Reform Medicaid in Georgia

Jesse Petrea Presents Ideas to Reform Medicaid in Georgia

Posted by: maura | November 19, 2013

Jesse Petrea presented on Monday to the Georgia Medicaid Reform Study Committee.  This 18-member study committee was created by the Georgia Legislature to evaluate the state's current Medicaid program, examine other states' Medicaid programs, and plan for the future of Medicaid services and funding in Georgia. Having been asked as an expert on Home and Community-Based Services to present his ...

Avoid Winter Illness By Enhancing Your Immune System

Avoid Winter Illness By Enhancing Your Immune System

Posted by: maura | November 15, 2013

Beyond Chicken Soup
By guest author Elaine Fox

We are getting closer to the beginning of Winter and with that comes cold and flu season. It’s time to beef up your immune system before winter starts!

How do you get ready for winter's health challenges? Do you make a big pot of chicken soup? Get a flu shot? Take Echinacea? Those are good things not to overlook, but there are things in your ...

The Looming Caregiver Shortage: It’s Going to Affect You!

The Looming Caregiver Shortage: It’s Going to Affect You!

Posted by: maura | November 7, 2013

Our nation, and the State of Georgia in particular because it is a retirement destination, is facing a shortage of caregivers. The AARP Public Policy Institute has done some really great research on the looming problem and estimates that the number of caregivers available to see to the needs of our aging population will be cut in half within the next twenty years.  That means, as my generation ...

Georgia Legislature Addressing Alzheimer’s Issues

Georgia Legislature Addressing Alzheimer’s Issues

Posted by: maura | November 5, 2013

Introduction by Jesse Petrea:

This Atlanta Journal Constitution article provides an update on the work of the Georgia Alzheimer’s and Related Dementias State Plan Task Force.  The task force was created during Georgia's last legislative session and is meaningful, because it raises awareness of the tremendous impact of Alzheimer’s and dementia on our state.  As we seek more efficient ways to ...

Providing Care for a Loved One with Alzheimer’s

Providing Care for a Loved One with Alzheimer’s

Posted by: maura | November 4, 2013

Providing care for a loved one with Alzheimer’s is a challenge.  Coastal Home Care can help.  We specialize in creating a personalized plan of care that meets your needs and then finding a Coastal Caregiver who is the right fit for your loved one.  Whether it’s a few hours a week to allow the primary caregiver to get a break, or around the clock care, Coastal Home Care can be your solution. 
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