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6 Senior Readmission Prevention Strategies

Posted by Michael Watson on February 20, 2018

Reducing patient readmission for seniors is a priority for hospitals, home care providers, physicians, and healthcare professionals alike. Avoiding unnecessary and costly re-hospitalization can come down to the simplicity of communicating and collaborating with each other.

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Understanding Out-Patient Rehab

Posted by Ruby Cemental on February 13, 2018

The major illness, injury, or surgery, experienced by seniors is often times just the beginning of a very long and arduous journey. For much of the Medicare eligible population, extensive rehabilitative therapy must occur in order for them to return to a sense of normalcy after a major medical event.

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A Systematic Approach to Healthy Living for Seniors

Posted by Ruby Cemental on February 6, 2018

The golden years are the years that follow retirement. It's the time of your life when you can travel, relax and enjoy each day. In order to make the most of these great years, you'll need to stay healthy. You don't have to be incredibly fit to stay healthy. However, there are a few tips to follow that can help keep you golden for those golden years. 

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Spending Super Bowl Sunday With Your Loved One

Posted by Ruby Cemental on January 30, 2018

Football fans everywhere circle the date for Super Bowl Sunday on their calendars in anticipation of a great day! What could be more fun than throwing on your football jersey and cheering on your favorite team? Keep in mind that football fans are people of all ages, and when you are celebrating Super Bowl Sunday with your senior loved one, you may need to adjust your activities accordingly.

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5 Tips for Winterizing Senior's Homes

Posted by Ruby Cemental on January 23, 2018

The wintertime is a challenging time of the year for all homeowners, especially seniors who could use the extra help preparing for the ice and snow to come. By planning ahead, you can help ensure your loved ones stay warm and safe during the winter months.

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Is Inpatient Rehabilitation Right for Your Senior?

Posted by Ruby Cemental on January 16, 2018

In-Patient Rehabilitation brings the therapists to the patients instead of expecting patients to travel to a rehab clinic. Inpatient facilities can be found inside of hospitals, assisted living facilities, and nursing homes. The goal is to help patients regain their maximum physical function following an event or in the course of a disease that impairs movement, communication, and independence. 

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Explaining the Key Differences Between Medicare Plans A & B

Posted by Ruby Cemental on January 9, 2018

Medicare offers two (2) main parts to their Healthcare plan. These are known as Part A & B. Part A is also known as the Hospital Insurance plan and Part B is known as the Medical Insurance plan. 

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Can the U.K’s “home first” philosophy be used for seniors in the US

Posted by Ruby Cemental on January 2, 2018

HomeFirst is a rapid response network that helps seniors remain independent in their own homes. The service provides seniors with the ability to age in place by providing health and social care services they need without institutionalizing them.

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Healthy and Easy to Make Sweet Treats for Seniors

Posted by Ruby Cemental on December 26, 2017

With the arrival of cooler weather and the holidays, more opportunities are on the horizon to indulge in the most forbidden of foods. Cravings become activated at just the sight of a fresh-baked pie or the smell of a batch of warm, baked holiday cookies. While turning down all of the temptations is likely too difficult, here are some healthier treat ideas to counterbalance the temptations while keeping your sweet tooth satisfied.

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Great Gifts for your Senior Loved one with Alzheimer's

Posted by Ruby Cemental on December 19, 2017

There are 7 stages of ALZ, with 3 Main stages, Mild, Moderate and Severe. No matter which stage of Alzheimer's disease your loved one is in, you can find the perfect gifts that will fit their needs this holiday season. Here are some ideas for your loved one with early, middle and the late stages of ALZ.

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