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As health care advocates, our care managers are often consulted about the need to relocate, the timing, and what relocation options are available. This help
One study found that about one million people live under assisted living care, typically senior widowed women. Are you thinking about moving your parent(s) into
Approximately 47.8 million Americans are sixty-five or older. This amounts to 14.9 percent of the entire population. Given this statistic, it’s likely that you know
Helping the elderly is a challenging but rewarding job. It requires a great deal of compassion, care, and understanding. If you’re thinking about becoming an
According to the World Health Organization, 15.7% of people over 60 are subject to elder abuse. This alarming and heartbreaking statistic can only be lowered
According to a recent study, around one in five Americans, or roughly 53 million adults, are caregivers. Of that group, two in ten report feeling
Growing older is a great privilege of life that is denied to many. However, some people do not age as well as others, and as
Covid-19 requires that we be vigilant with safety and prevention methods, while also preparing for potential illness. There is no time better than this present
Dear Stowell Associates Clients and Families, The health and wellness of our clients and team members has always been, and will continue to be, our
Among the most honorable choices adult children can make is to open up their home to an elderly parent. Our parents did everything for us
When we were growing up, we learned how to share toys and games as well as the attention of our parents, and these same feelings
Although abusing an older person is something that would never cross most people’s minds, it’s a tragically prevalent circumstance in the United States. Elder abuse
As shared in a previous blog post, moving from home into an assisted living facility is not always necessary when a senior loved one is
For many of us, moving into a nursing home or assisted living facility is not something we look forward to. We prefer to age at
“I do NOT need to move to a nursing home!” This is an all too common sentiment stated by many seniors, even as they are
It’s an undeniable fact: the overwhelming majority of today’s seniors would rather age at home instead of moving to a nursing home or assisted living
Not too long ago, it seemed there was just no other option for older adults with care needs than to relocate to a nursing home
Medicines can be life-improving and life-saving, but there is a hidden risk with prescription medications that can be life-threatening — the risk of medication non-adherence.
Amazingly, there are more than 10,000 prescription drugs obtainable in the US, and close to one-third of all adults take five or more of these
We are all aware that a wholesome diet is required for a healthy body. What a lot of people don’t understand, however, is that as
Parents’ love for their children knows no age limit. And parents of any age want to guard their children from troubles and concerns, which can
The holidays are laden with celebrations, parties, and gatherings. Nonetheless, holiday activities for seniors warrant a little further preparation. Follow these suggestions from Stowell Associates,
Parkinson’s disease is a serious, progressive neurological disorder that affects a person’s ability to move, balance, write, think, sleep and speak. Although there is no cure for Parkinson’s, it can be managed with medication, lifestyle changes and help from loved ones and medical professionals.
As the Executive Director of Stowell Associates, I have been thrilled to be part of a business culture that is based on learning, serving and supporting our community.
Beginning a conversation about death and end-of-life care can create anxiety or confusion for older adults, their families and even the most seasoned professionals. Research has found that discussing advanced care plans with older adults can improve their quality of life and the experience of end-of-life care.
Ranked No. 1 Mid-Sized Company (Download PDF) Executive Director Kari Klatt with co-founders Valerie Stefanich and Phyllis Brostoff Stowell Associates was again recognized as a
A Team Approach to Helping People with Parkinson’s Disease (Download PDF) Parkinson’s disease is a progressive neurologic disorder. While it is mainly known as
Brostoff and Stefanich Receive Award for Women in Business (Download PDF) On April 9, 2014, Phyllis Mensh Brostoff and Valerie A. Stefanich, co-founders and co-owners
Phyllis Mensh Brostoff and Valerie Stefanich Honored With Governor’s Trailblazer Award for Women in Business: April 9, 2014 On April 9, 2014, the Governor’s Trailblazer
Stowell Associates March 2014 Bulletin: Trusted Advisor Collaborates with Professional Care Manager Click on the following link to read the bulletin: Trusted Advisor Collaborates with
Experience the Difference: Compare Our Agency to Others Click on the following link to read our Provider Comparison Chart: Provider Comparison Chart
Phyllis Mensh Brostoff, CISW, CMC, CEO of Stowell Associates is the author of “National Accreditation: What Is It? Why Do It? in the Winter, 2013,
See “Stowell Associates establishes social work scholarship at UWM” by Denise Lockwood, The Business Journal, Dec. 26, 2013. Click the following link to view
Scholarship to support future social work and nursing students will honor leaders and founders of company MILWAUKEE (Oct. 15, 2013) Stowell Associates, in partnership with
To celebrate our 30 th anniversary, we have partnered with the UW-Milwaukee Foundation to establish the Stowell Associates Scholarship Fund for Care Management. Our Co-founders,