Alzheimer's Care

Tuesday, 31 July 2012

Gourmet Cooking Series

Gourmet Cooking Series with Chef Brad Lange
Join the fun as Chef Brad Lange presents an enlightening series of cooking demonstrations that will take you from summer into fall. Follow along with Chef Brad at your own interactive station, and then enjoy the tasty fruits of your labor. You’ll receive copies of the recipes to add to your collection at home. It promises to be an entertaining event, but space is limited. Reserve your station today! 

Thursday, July 26 • 4 to 5 p.m. • Kobe Beef Sliders 
Thursday, August 30 • 4 to 5 p.m. • Shrimp and Jalapeno Pasta 
Thursday, September 27 • 4 to 5 p.m. • Frittata with 
Marinated Salad 

Park Regency Chandler Brookdale Senior Living
2555 North Price Road, Chandler, Arizona 85224

Complimentary admission, food and refreshments 
For reservations or more information, contact Sheri King at 

Click here to download pdf of this event

Wednesday, 25 July 2012

10 Reasons You Can Afford A Geriatric Care Manager

The Top Ten Reasons Why You Can Afford A Geriatric Care Manager by Phyllis Brostoff

10. We can do in 2 hours what it would take you 2 weeks to do.

9. We know how to get around that "I'm saving for a rainy day" syndrome, when your folks are drowning in their problems.

8. We're much cheaper than the cost of plane fare if you have to fly into town when your parents say "everything is fine" but you know it isn't.

7. We can give you the scoop on which nursing home is really right for your parents.

6. We can make your parents hear what you have said over and over again, but they refuse to listen to them, you are still a child.

5. We can tell your annoying siblings to shut up, but graciously.

4. We've helped hundreds of families a lot worse than yours.

3. Your dad can't push our buttons.

2. Next time you want to hang up on your mother, you can tell her to call us.

1. We're available 24/7, so you don't have to be.

Contact Desert Care Management for details.

Original list by Cathy Cress

Tuesday, 10 July 2012

Arizona Coalition for Assisted Living Conference

Assisted Living Conference, August 2, 2012

Dear Business Affiliates,

The Arizona Coalition for Assisted Living strives to strengthen the industry profile through legislation, education and by supporting superior business practices.  We ask that you align yourselves with a destiny of success by taking an active part in supporting those who promote and support you!  An educational conference is scheduled for August 2, 2012, 10am to 3pm at Noah's in Chandler.  Attached is the Sponsor Exhibitor package.

I have attached our education agenda for this years conference. As you can see, we are focusing on the successful management and operation of assisted living business this year. Our speakers are all experts in their field and you won't want to miss what they have to offer.

For your home owners and managers who who have not made it into our membership roster, time is running out! Renewal is FREE for care homes till the end of 2012. Attached is the membership form.  Hurry to complete and send back!

The Conference is FREE to All Owners, Managers & Staff Serving the Assisted Living Industry!

Keep in mind, a little staycation at the Sheraton may be what you need!  Indulge in the luxurious features this resort has to offer.  The information is attached for the reservation.  YOU DESERVE IT!!!

We are looking forward to seeing you at the August 2012 conference.

Conference Coordinator
Rachelle Haviland

Please select any form below to view or to print out:

2012 AZCAL Conference Flyer
AZCAL Membership Application
2012 AZCAL Sponsor Agreement
2012 AZCAL Conference Sponsor Exhibitor Package
2012 AZCAL Conference Educators

Contact Desert Care Management

Tuesday, 3 July 2012

Caring for Elderly Parents in Arizona

Working Adults Juggling Caregiving Responsibilities
Arizona, Tempe, Mesa, Chandler, Gilbert, AZ

If you are one of the nearly 10 million Americans that serve as a caregiver;  here is an interesting article to read:

More than 1/3 of elderly caregivers leave the workforce or cut back their hours to attend to their parents losing more than $300,000 in wages and reduced Social Security and benefits.

Under the new Family and Medical Leave Act, companies with 50 or more employees must provide up to 12 weeks of unpaid leave annually to employees caring for a family member, including a parent, with serious health conditions.

To read the entire article click here