Best Around the Home Care Web IV

Each week, the Alliance scours the blogosphere for the news affecting — and of interest to — the home care industry.  Here are highlights from this week:

How Home Care Helped Save the Day During Hurricane Sandy

Rosita Ortiz, RN of the VNSNY on how home care saved the day during last year’s storm:

What Happens If A Client’s Power of Attorney Designee… Becomes Incompetent?

Making end of life wishes clear is crucial, both for each individual and their family members. It’s also vital to designate who will look out for your interests and desires when the time comes to assure your wishes are honored…

Fast forward five to ten years (or more) in the future and the holder of the power of attorney, the one charged with seeing that your senior loved one’s final wishes are followed, is now incompetent to carry out that role and may even be causing trouble due to their incompetence. — via Senior Care Corner.

NAHC Still Accepting Nurse Recognition Nominations

The National Association for Home Care & Hospice has extended the deadline to submit nominations to the Nurse Recognition Program to Monday, April 15, 2013. Each of the 50 state winners will receive a free registration to the NAHC Annual Meeting & Exposition in Washington, DC, and will be featured in the May issue of CARING. —  Via, HCAF

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Author: Tom Meyer

Tom Meyer is the Alliance's Membership Coordinator and Webmaster. His email address is

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