The MediSked Blog

June 15 is World Elder Abuse Awareness Day

Posted by MediSked on Thu, Jun 14, 2018 @ 11:48 AM

Tomorrow, June 15, is World Elder Abuse Awareness Day. The International Network for the Prevention of Elder Abuse and the World Health Organization at the United Nations (UN) launched the first World Elder Abuse Awareness Day (WEAAD) on June 15, 2006  in an effort to unite communities around the world in raising awareness about elder abuse. WEAAD serves as a call-to-action for our communities to raise awareness about abuse, neglect, and exploitation of elders, and reaffirm our country’s commitment to the principle of justice for all. 

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Tags: Awareness, older adults

Regulatory Update: CMS Issues EVV Guidance

Posted by Linda Nakagawa on Wed, May 16, 2018 @ 03:11 PM

On May 16, CMS released Electronic Visit Verification (EVV) guidance for section 12006(b) of the 21st Century Cures Act for states and stakeholders in the form of an Information Bulletin (CIB) and FAQs

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Tags: EVV, 2018, Industry Trends

8 Signs You Work in the Human Services Industry

Posted by Tiffany Dumond on Fri, May 04, 2018 @ 12:45 PM

1. You are Flexible- Because that’s the way this industry works

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Tags: Awareness, 2018, Careers, Industry Trends

Celebrating Older Americans Month This May!

Posted by Linda Nakagawa on Tue, May 01, 2018 @ 09:20 AM

Happy May Everyone! We have many reasons to be thankful this month: beautiful weather, blossoming flowers, and Older Americans Month!

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Tags: Awareness, older adults, 2018