Take Care News

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CEO941 Asks the CEO: Susanne S. Wise, RN, MBA

As part of Biz941's "Ask the CEO" department, Susanne S. Wise, RN, MBA, owner and executive administrator of Take Care Private Duty Home Health Care answered a few questions in the November issue. "The woman behind the region's leading home health care service is a registered nurse with an M.B.A. and an entrepreneur's passion. Susanne S. Wise founded Take Care in 1995 with limited funds, leased office space and a dream to run her own health care agency. '

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H1N1 Flu Vaccine Local Updates

Take Care Private Duty Home Health Care and Take Care Advisor are following the H1N1 and flu news closely. We want to remind everyone to take the necessary precautions in preventing the spread of disease and germs through the following practices: Ask Your Doctor: Consult your primary care physician for flu shot recommendations. There also are flu antiviral drugs that can be used to treat and prevent the flu.

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Barbara Renzi, RN, becomes Administrator for Take Care of Manatee Inc.

Barbara Renzi, RN, recently took on the additional role of Administrator for Take Care of Manatee Inc., in Bradenton, Florida. Barbara is now the Administrator & Privacy Officer for all of Take Care Private Duty Home Health Care (encompassing both Take Care of Sarasota Inc., including our satellite office in Venice, and for Take Care of Manatee Inc.)

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Benefits to Hiring a Geriatric Care Manager

A poignant article touching on the facets and benefits to hiring a geriatric care manager appeared in The New York Times (09/25/2009). Examples of current situations were used to describe some of the benefits to having a care manager. It is a personal profession and in choosing a geriatric care manager one should understand some key differences from one care manager to the next.

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Aging |

Twitter: Even at Age 104

Another sign that age does not dictate limitations on life and socialization. One 104-year-old woman has found Twitter, the social networking site, to be useful. Ivy Bean of Bradford, England, has maxed out the 5,000 friend limit on Facebook and uses Twitter regularly to update her 24,000 followers on her latest happenings, from having her hair done to watching "Deal or No Deal" on TV.

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What Our Clients Have to Say

Sue contacted and vetted more than 20 care providers for my very important client and quickly weeded out those that were not up to par with the high standards set by Take Care. My client was very appreciative of the referrals shared and was equally impressed with our close community contacts who were willing to help us help our clients. This is yet another example of why so many of us feel comfortable working with and sharing our clients with Sue Wise and her company, Take Care.

John, Client's Trust Officer

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