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Is There Such a Thing as a “Safe Discharge Plan”?

Is There Such a Thing as a “Safe Discharge Plan”?

A typical scenario is that an elderly person takes a fall at home. Whether or not there are resulting fractures, the family and/or physician is afraid

Aging in Place, Hospital Visits, Senior Care Tips

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Care for Older People: 9 Tips for Getting Your Money’s Worth at the Doctor

Care for Older People: 9 Tips for Getting Your Money’s Worth at the Doctor

As we get older, it seems, at least for many of us, that our trips to the doctor become more and more frequent.  To make things worse, our trips are

Hospital Visits, Parents Care, Senior Care Tips

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Tips for Caregiving: Visiting a Person Who is Frail

Tips for Caregiving: Visiting a Person Who is Frail

[caption id="attachment_2318" align="alignright" width="295"] Margo Rose and her friend Mildred[/caption] It can be very awkward knowing what to do

Caregiving, End of Life, Hospital Visits, Senior Care Tips

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Help for Senior Caregivers: How to Avoid Hospital Readmission

Help for Senior Caregivers:  How to Avoid Hospital Readmission

(The following is based on information from a printed article prepared by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.) Did you know that, according to the

Aging in Place, Hospital Visits, Parents Care

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A Hospital Classification That Could Cost Seniors Thousands

A Hospital Classification That Could Cost Seniors Thousands

After a hospitalization, it’s common to spend some time in a rehabilitation facility to get intensive physical and/or occupational therapy.  Most o

Family Caregivers, Hospital Visits, Parents Care, Senior Care Tips

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