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A Brief Overview of Medicare and Medicaid

A Brief Overview of Medicare and Medicaid

Navigating the healthcare system as an older adult can be very confusing and overwhelming, especially when the words “Medicare” and “Medicaid” are used interchangeably. Both are federal healthcare programs, which only adds to the confusion. However, that’s where the similarities end. Here is a brief overview of Medicare and Medicaid.

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Five Spring Health Tips for Seniors

Five Spring Health Tips for Seniors

Spring’s arrival provides the perfect opportunity for seniors to rejuvenate their health and wellness. Longer days mean more opportunities to get outdoors and harness the energy a new season brings. If you’re an older adult in need of a spring tune-up, here are five spring health tips just for you. 

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Five Tips for a Smooth Transition from Short-Term Rehab to Home

Five Tips for a Smooth Transition from Short-Term Rehab to Home

Whether you planned to recuperate at a short-term rehabilitation facility after major surgery, or you experienced an unexpected stroke that required intense therapy, the transition home can be bumpy. Many moving parts need to come together. The transition from rehabilitation to home requires careful planning and coordination.

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How to Keep the Holidays Simple for Seniors

How to Keep the Holidays Simple for Seniors

If the impending holidays have you feeling anxious and stressed, consider trimming your traditions. Here are four tips to help you keep the holidays simple while still making the season meaningful.

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Helping a Loved One Living With Alzheimer’s Disease

Helping a Loved One Living With Alzheimer’s Disease

November is National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month. According to the Alzheimer’s Association, more than six million older adults live with Alzheimer’s dementia in the United States. Deaths caused by Alzheimer’s and dementia have increased by sixteen percent...

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Five Medication Management Strategies That Could Save Your Life

Five Medication Management Strategies That Could Save Your Life

October is National Talk About Prescriptions Month. It’s the perfect month to evaluate your medication regimen and implement safeguarding strategies. If you are an older adult who’s currently taking any medications, here are five medication management strategies that could save your life.

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How to Create a Safer Environment for Seniors

How to Create a Safer Environment for Seniors

Our homes are often thought of as a place of comfort and refuge. Although our homes are safe and familiar, they still pose a risk for falls and other environmental hazards, especially for older adults. According to data provided by the National  Hospital Ambulatory...

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Five Tips for Meaningful Visits at a Senior Care Community

Five Tips for Meaningful Visits at a Senior Care Community

It’s not uncommon to feel unsure or anxious about visiting an aging loved one in a senior care community. It can be challenging to know what to do or say, even when that person is a beloved family member. Some residents lose the ability to communicate or struggle with...

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Four Signs It’s Time for Assisted Living

Four Signs It’s Time for Assisted Living

The first assisted living facility opened in Oregon in 1981. Since then, thousands of assisted living facilities have opened their doors to welcome seniors across the United States. Assisted living provides personalized care in a community setting for seniors who need...

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What Happens After You’re Discharged from the Hospital

What Happens After You’re Discharged from the Hospital

It’s no surprise that older adults account for most hospital stays, and discharges compared to other age groups. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, approximately 85 percent of older adults have at least one chronic health condition, and...

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The Pros and Cons of Long-Term Care

The Pros and Cons of Long-Term Care

Many seniors ponder where to spend their retirement years, especially if they have a medical condition that may impact their independence. Some choose to move to a senior living community so that they aren’t a burden to their adult children, while others recognize...

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Choosing the Right Short-Term Rehabilitation Facility

Choosing the Right Short-Term Rehabilitation Facility

Whether it’s a planned hip or knee replacement, or a sudden stroke or fall, rehabilitating at a short-term care facility has many benefits. The typical hospital stay is meant to treat and discharge patients as safely as possible. Not only are shorter hospital stays...

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The Differences Between Hospice and Palliative Care

The Differences Between Hospice and Palliative Care

The care provided through hospice or palliative care has great overlap. Because of this, it’s easy to confuse what each option can or cannot provide. In order to clarify, here are the major differences between hospice and palliative care.

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