Back Issue Library & Caregiver Editorial Calendar

The Comfort of Home® Caregiver Assistance News 2015 – 2001 Editorial Calendar
CareTrust Publications PO Box 10283 Portland OR 97296 800/565-1533 newsletters@comfortofhome.com

2015
1/15 – Hypothermia Why Am I so Cold?
2/15 – Universal Precautions – Don’t Get or Pass Germs!
3/15 – Health Care for the Person With Alzheimer’s Disease
4/15 – Resolving Disputes – Communication When Giving Care
5/15 – Back Care – Safety First, Don’t Get Hurt!
6/15 – Natural Disasters – Stay at Home or Evacuate
7/15 – Heat Waves
8/15 – Alzheimer’s Disease Stages
9/15 – Fainting, Falls & High Blood Pressure
10/15 – Fire Safety—Smoke Detectors -Your First Defense
11/15 – Elder Abuse—Financial, Physical & Emotional
12/15 – Battle of the Bath—Bathing and Peri Care

2014
1/14 – Oral Care
2/14 – Plan of Care
3/14 – Good Nutrition on a Budget
4/14 – Living With Incontinence
5/14 – Mental Health /Depression
6/14 – Elder Abuse/Neglect
7/14 – Emergencies – Take Protective Measures
8/14 – Make Alzheimer’s Activities More Fun
9/14 – Watch Out! Slips, Trips and Falls
10/14 – Infection Control—Better Safe Than Sorry
11/14 – Better Communication –Listen Carefully
12/14 – Be Safe from Fire

2013
1/13 – Rights of the Elderly & Protecting Seniors from Scams
2/13 – A Healthy Heart
3/13 – Nutrition—Taking It Seriously
4/13 – Back Pain—Lift Carefully
5/13 – Understanding Difficult & Combative Behavior
6/13 – Preparing a Safe Home
7/13 – Emergencies—Be Ready
8/13 – Keeping Pathogens Away
9/13 – Fight the Flu—Easy Steps
10/13 – Fire Safety
11/13 – Diabetes—Avoiding Complications
12/13 – Winter Safety—Indoor & Outdoor

2012
1/12 – Fell Down – Now What?
2/12 – The Failing Heart
3/12 – Boosting Nutrition, Boosting Appetite
4/12 – Medication & Alcohol Abuse
5/12 – Arthritis – Back Safety
6/12 – Home Safety – Bedroom & Outdoor Areas
7/12 – Traveling with Alzheimer’s Disease
8/12 – Oxygen Therapy for Lung Disease
9/12 – Cancer Care
10/12 – Eye Safety, Eye Health
11/12 – Using the Health Care Team Effectively
12/12 – Clean It—Food, Hands, Equipment!

2011
1/11 – Communication / Getting It Right
2/11 – Vision Loss / Home Accident Prevention
3/11 – Senior Nutrition – Eat Safely & Wisely
4/11 – Safe Transfers / Proper Lifting
5/11 – Arthritis / Range of Motion
6/11 – Emergencies / When to Go to the ER
7/11 – Hospice Care and Dealing with Crushing Grief
8/11 – Exposure to Extreme Heat
9/11 – Bullies / Dealing With Difficult People
10/11 – Mental Illness, Depression, Stress
11/11 – Alzheimer’s /Understanding Difficult Behavior
12/11 – Hygiene / Clean Care is Safer Care

2010
1/10 – Meaningful Activities in Alzheimer’s & Dementia Care
2/10 – Our Biggest Killer – Heart Disease
3/10 – Good Nutrition for Healthy Body & Mind
4/10 – Alcohol & Drug Abuse In Seniors
5/10 – Mental Health
6/10 – Home Safety – Kitchen & Bathroom
7/10 – Hot Weather Safety
8/10 – Hospice Care
9/10 – Confidentiality – HIPAA or Hippopotamus?
10/10 – Liver Disease
11/10 – Lung Disease – Breathe Easier
12/10 – Controlling Infection

2009
1/09 – Vision Loss & Eye Care
2/09 – Handling Emergencies/ Heart Attack & Stroke
3/09 – Good Nutrition & Healthy Meals on a Budget
4/09 – Back Safety
5/09 – Loss, Grief & Depression
6/09 – Falls & Home Safety
7/09 – Abuse & Neglect
8/09 – Recognizing Pain or a Worsening Condition
9/09 – Better Communication
10/09 – Fire Safety
11/09 – The ABC Way to Understand Alzheimer’s Behavior
12/09 – Universal Infection Precautions/Handling Fluids

2008
1/08 – Safe Transfers
2/08 – Bathing, Sponge, Tub, or Shower
3/08 – Medication Assistance
4/08 – Safety at Home – Falls
5/08 – COPD
6/08 – Keep That Infection From Starting
7/08 – Pressure Sores & Skin Care
8/08 – Range of Motion
9/08 – Chronic Heart Disease
10/08 – Hepatitis and Chronic Liver Disease
11/08 – Handling Problem Behaviors/ Distract & Redirect
12/08 – Incontinence & Personal Hygiene

2007
1/07 – Understanding Stroke – One Disease, Two Causes
2/07 – Diabetes – Special Care Needs
3/07 – Handling Problem Behaviors
4/07 – Travel with Mobility Challenges
5/07 – Preparing the Home for Caregiving
6/07 – Financial Abuse – Setting Boundaries
7/07 – Take Steps to Avoid Heat Stroke
8/07 – Why All the Fuss About Handwashing
9/07 – Practical Aids for Living
10/07 – Incontinence and Bowel Hygiene
11/07 – Mouth Care – Dentures
12/07 – Nutrition & the Elderly

2006
1/06 – Understanding Parkinson’s Disease
2/06 – Caregiving After a Stroke
3/06 – Why Worry About Frequent Handwashing
4/06 – Back Care – Oh My Aching Back
5/06 – Short Term Memory Loss
6/06 – Safety in the Bathroom
7/06 – Ready for an Emergency
8/06 – Boosting Food Intake When Appetite is Poor
9/06 – Alzheimer’s Wandering
10/06 – Loss, Loneliness & Grief
11/06 – Working (or Living) with Difficult People
12/06 – Medications & What To Ask The Doctor

2005
1/05 – Transfers
2/05 – Dealing With Anger and Elder Abuse
3/05 – Grief & Depression
4/05 – Diet & Nutrition for the Elderly
5/05 – Reducing the Chance of Home Accidents
6/05 – Pain & Discomfort Management
7/05 – Summertime Safety &Travel
8/05 – The Plan of Care
9/05 – Emergencies
10/05 – Balance Problems
11/05 – Fire Safety
12/05 – Living Wills

2004
1/04 – A Safer Home Environment
2/04 – Oral Care
3/04 – Making an Occupied Bed
4/04 – Dressing
5/04 – Hallucinations
6/04 – Shampooing & Shaving
7/04 – Understanding Diabetes
8/04 – Home Accident Prevention
9/04 – Heart & Stroke Issues
10/04 – Being Heard & Being Understood
11/04 – Alzheimer’s & Dementia Care Activities
12/04 – Wintertime Safety

2003
1/03 – Wintertime Safety & Comfort
2/03 – Chronic Illness Decision Making
3/03 – All About Meds
4/03 – Consumer Fraud and the Elderly
5/03 – Family Communication
6/03 – Combative Behavior
7/03 – Summertime Safety
8/03 – Vision Care
9/03 – A Good Night’s Sleep
10/03 – Bathing & Foot Care
11/03 – Physical Therapy
12/03 – Making Mealtimes More Enjoyable

2002
1/02 – Body Mechanics
2/02 – Hygiene – Keeping It Clean!
3/02 – Planning End-of-Life Healthcare
4/02 – Dementia, Alzheimer’s& Memory Loss
5/02 – Eating Right
6/02 – Equipment & Supplies
7/02 – Skin Care
8/02 – Incontinence
9/02 – Depression
10/02 – Transportation & Travel
11/02 – Getting In-Home Help
12/02 – Communicating with the Doctor

2001
9/01 – Communicating When Giving Care
10/01 – Coping With Caregiver Stress
11/01 – Frustration Fear/ Empowerment
12/01 – Safety, Safety, Safety

Editorial Calendar 2015 – 2001 Topics – Caregiver Assistance News