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Nursing Home Quality vs. Lower Healthcare Costs

Quality And Cost Concerns Collide With Efforts To Lower Overall Healthcare Costs Burden Will Fall On Families With Elderly Parents The efforts to contain the health cost curve is really about controlling the cost of post-acute care.  Half of post-acute Medicare

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Posted in Elder Care, Healthcare Advocacy, Healthcare Legislation

How To Choose the Right Care at the Right Price

Understanding each type of service will save headaches and money. There are several kinds of agencies and facilities to consider when choosing the best options for a loved one.  It’s helpful to understand what style of care works best for families at different stages of the caregiving journey.   This

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Posted in Agencies & Facilities, Elder Care

Drug Interaction Cheat Sheet For Eldercare Professionals

It’s not easy to remember how each new drug prescribed for a patient interacts with other drugs they’re already taking. Many drugs prescribed for elderly patients can cause problems when over-the-counter medicines are introduced. My newly updated “Drugs and the Elderly

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How To Assess An Aging Loved One’s In-Home Safety

FREE Evaluation Tools to Determine What’s Best For Your Entire Family Most people prefer aging in place. But, if an elderly person scores too high on an Elder Care Needs Evaluation, caregivers should reconsider how safe it is for their loved

Posted in Disability, Elder Care

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