Looking For A Job?

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Original Post URL: http://cchlv.com/looking-for-a-job/

Only 2 days left until the Senior Industry Community Job Fair at Palm Southwest Mortuary this Thursday, September 21st from 10:00 a.m. -2:00 p.m.

Don’t miss this opportunity to meet with over 20 employers who are or will be hiring!

Come Experience job searching with:  Assisted Living – Home Health – Group Home – PCA

Hosted by CompassionCare Hospice and Palm Southwest. Some agencies will be holding on-site interviews. Dress for success and be sure to have your cover letter/resume! For more information, please contact Nichole at 702-636-0200.

We hope to see you there!

 

 

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Alzheimer’s & Dementia: The Difference

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Original Post URL: http://cchlv.com/alzheimers-and-dementia-the-difference/

The month of September we recognize and bring attention to World Alzheimer’s. The terms Alzheimer’s and Dementia are often used conversely because people believe that they carry the same meaning. These two different diagnosis are related, however, differ from one another and can become confusing when talked about.

Dementia is defined as a brain disorder that affects our communication skills and activities of daily living (ADLs) while Alzheimer’s disease is a form of dementia that specifically affects parts of the brain that control our memory, thoughts, and language. Dementia is often associated with the cognitive decline of aging. When a person is diagnosed with dementia, they are being diagnosed with a set of symptoms. But health issues other than Alzheimer’s can cause dementia as well, like, Huntington’s and Parkinson’s disease.

National Assisted Living Week

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Original Post URL: http://cchlv.com/national-assisted-living-week/

“Family is Forever” is the theme for this year’s National Assisted Living Week and was inspired by Maya Angelou. This observance day gives people the opportunity to celebrate those who serve and are served –  staff, volunteers, residents, and their families, throughout assisted living facilities all over the nation.

“Family isn’t always blood, it’s the people in your life who want you in theirs: the ones who accept you for who you are, the ones who would do anything to see you smile and who love you no matter what.” -Maya Angelou

CompassionCare Hospice recognizes all of the assisted living facilities in our community and the role they play in providing assistance and care to our local seniors and those with disabilities. Thank you for all you do! Happy National Assisted Living Week!

 

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Must Have Questions at End-of-Life

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Original Post URL: http://cchlv.com/must-have-questions-at-end-of-life/

If you thought you were dying, what would matter most? Seventy percent of Americans say they would prefer to die at home, but nearly 70 percent die in hospitals and institutions.

“Being Mortal”, a Frontline PBS program based off the book, “Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the End”, by Dr. Atul Gawande, underscores the importance of people planning ahead and talking with family members about end-of-life decisions. The film sheds light on how a medical system focused on cure often leaves out the sensitive conversations that need to happen so a patient’s true wishes can be known and honored at the end.

CompassionCare Hospice took part in a nationwide campaign this past year by offering free screenings of this important documentary throughout the Las Vegas community. We participated in and led guided conversations on how to take

Keep Calm and Get Hired!

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Original Post URL: http://cchlv.com/keep-calm-and-get-hired/

WE’RE HIRING!!

20 + companies in the senior industry hiring for part-time & full-time positions-DONT MISS THIS ONE OF A KIND JOB FAIR!

Thursday, September 21st from 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. at Palm Southwest Mortuary: 7979 W Warm Springs Rd, Las Vegas, 89113

Come meet and speak with those looking to fill positions in – Assisted Living, Group Home, Home Health, and PCA Agencies

For more information, please contact Nichole at 702-636-0200.

Be Ready! Come prepared with your cover letter and resume. On-site interviews will be taking place. We hope to see you there!

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Volunteers Wanted

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Original Post URL: http://cchlv.com/volunteers-wanted/

Hospice volunteers are essential when putting together a hospice team. Medicare guidelines require hospice organizations to have and utilize volunteers in addition to their paid employees, volunteers help to support hospice staff and also relieve caregivers. They make scheduled visits as needed based on their availability and willingness. They are unpaid, yet can be priceless.

Many people imagine themselves becoming volunteers, making a difference for people somehow in their lives. Hospice volunteering often isn’t thought of though. Some people are afraid they don’t have what it takes. They are afraid to “watch someone pass away” or have the misconception that all a hospice volunteer does is “sit with someone during their last hours”. Although our volunteers can be with someone during their final hours, if they choose, there is so much more to volunteering with hospice.<

Looking for Employment?

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Original Post URL: https://cchlv.com/looking-for-employment/

If you are looking for jobs within Assisted Living, Home Health, Group Home, or PCA companies you don’t want to miss the Senior Industry Job Fair being held on Thursday, September 21st from 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. at Palm Southwest Memorial: 7979 W Warm Springs Rd, Las Vegas 89113.

Sponsored by CompassionCare Hospice, come experience job searching with over 20 vendors in these fields! Admissions is FREE and some agencies will be conducting on-site interviews. Come prepared, dressed for success-with your cover letters and resumes. You’ll have the opportunity to speak with employers who are currently hiring or will be in the near future!

For questions or more information contact Nichole at 702-636-0200

See you there!

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