Welcome Wisdom

Celebrating Dad!

June 15, 2019 — by Ginger McMurchie, ECMNCA Owner & Care Manager June 16 heralds the arrival of another day of celebrating fatherhood. A time when families gather, dad is treated to his favorite meal and soliloquies from family extoll his virtues. While the traditional gathering day remains the same, much about fatherhood has changed. Fathers from the 1940’s,... Read More

We All Need Someone to Lean On

May 14, 2019 — by Ginger McMurchie, ECMNCA Owner & Care Manager The Rolling Stones got it right with the lyrics “We all need someone to lean on” -we do! Whether we are rich in family and friends or have few people we can count on, it is good to remember that there are many who suffer from depression,... Read More

The Messenger

April 1, 2019 — by Ginger McMurchie, ECMNCA Owner & Care Manager Many of us believe that we have important thoughts and ideas to share with the world. We offer advice and guidance to our spouse and children, we interact with co-workers and we have lengthy and often meaningful conversations with our family and friends. With all the words... Read More

Pearls of Wisdom from the ER

March 4, 2019 — by Ginger McMurchie, Elder Care Management owner and Care Manager Millions of elderly adults will cycle in and out of the emergency room this year. They will be seen because they have the flu, have fallen, or have had a more complex and life-threatening medical event. As Care Managers, we are called upon to advocate... Read More

Two Hearts

February 4, 2019 — by Ginger McMurchie, Elder Care Management owner and Care Manager February is the month that we celebrate all things heart-related. The American Heart Association has designated February “Heart Awareness” month and their website is full of information about how to be heart healthy. Since heart health is such a popular topic, we thought we would... Read More

Happy 2019

January 10, 2019 — by Ginger McMurchie, ECM Owner and Care Manager January is upon us and the days are already getting longer. Many of us will make a vow to go on a diet, to get more exercise, to take more personal time, to get our brains more active and to practice better self-care. As we age, many... Read More

The End and the Beginning

December 4, 2018 — by Ginger McMurchie, ECM owner and Care Manager They say that when one life goes out another one steps in. I have been very aware of that this past month with the passing of my 97-year-old mother and the birth of our granddaughter, Abigail. Life seems to continue on as though nothing new has happened,... Read More

Our Heroes

November 5, 2018 — by Ginger McMurchie, ECM owner and Care Manager November is National Caregiver Month- a time to honor those who care for loved ones with chronic disease or disability. Caregivers have been called heroes. I think we all envision capes, masks, and superpowers when we hear that word. But caregivers come in all forms, just in... Read More

Time to vaccinate

October 1, 2018 — by Piper Jackson, ECM Care Manager It’s flu season! Another year and another vaccine. Why bother? Here are some reasons why- As we age we lose our immunity thus increasing the likelihood of getting sick. Up to 70% of hospitalizations that are flu-related are people over the age of 65. Once elderly individuals enter the... Read More

What’s the Plan?

September 4, 2018 — by Ginger McMurchie, ECM Owner and Care Manager As I sit here and write this I am hearing from clients across the country who are being impacted by a natural disaster. Whether it is a hurricane, fire or flood- one thing is certain- it can happen to anyone. At our staff meeting this week we talked... Read More