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Assisted Living Tips Plus Two Events You Won’t Want to Miss

We’re entering a busy fall season here at Deborah Fins Associates. Debbie was quoted in two articles in Consumer Reports that focus on how to make wise decisions for your loved one when considering assisted living: Putting the Assisted Living Facility … Continue reading

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Replenishing the Well: How to Set Personal Boundaries as an Aging Life Care Professional™

In the helping professions, it’s far too easy to stretch yourself thin. We all got into this work because we wanted to support those in need and to make the world a better place. There is abundant opportunity to make … Continue reading

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Caregivers Have Feelings, Too: How to Cope When a Beloved Client Dies

When a loved one dies, family members aren’t the only people who grieve. Caregivers, too, can experience a profound sense of loss for someone they spent many hours supporting and tending. From private aides to Geriatric Care Managers, those who … Continue reading

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DFA Fall 2013 Update: Debbie Fins Elected to NAPGCM Board of Directors

An active member of the National Association for Professional Geriatric Care Managers (NAPGCM) at both the regional and national level, Debbie Fins, LICSW, CMC, was recently elected to NAPGCM’s national Board of Directors for a two-year term, beginning January 1, … Continue reading

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Debbie Fins Elected GCM-New England President for 2013

Stepping up from her role as Vice President, Debbie Fins was elected President of GCM-New England on December 5. The 249-member organization, a chapter of the National Association of Professional Geriatric Care Managers (NAPGCM), defines and promotes the highest standards … Continue reading

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