When a loved one enters hospice care, the whole point is to provide peace of mind and comfort to the patient and the family. Unfortunately, due to a lack of regulation, oversight, and available information regarding hospice care the result is sometimes disappointing.
Thanksgiving is a time for family and celebration. But when a member of your family requires elderly care and support, you might worry about whether they’re up to a big family event.
As you gather with your senior loved ones, Thanksgiving provides the ideal setting for saying thank you and sharing experiences.
Veterans Day, a U.S. federal holiday, is a time to honor and thank those who are serving or have served in the military and are still with us.
When you dial 911 for emergency medical services (EMS) your transport may route you to a hospital that is not near your home.
Advances in medical technology are allowing our veterans to survive injury and live longer lives; excellence in facility standards, coordination of care, favorable outcomes, and transparency in the process of facility ratings are achievable with the proper oversight. The GAO review will provide much-needed information to assess the best way forward to support our veterans in CLC facilities.
The Americans who have most benefited from this 10-year boom cycle in the American economy are averse to spending their money. They want to survive another economic downturn while maintaining their elite financial status.
One of the most common injury producers is seniors who experience accidental falls. Technology is providing various ways to combat the problem using balance games that measure progress.
Dementia is one of the costliest diseases to our society. In fact, it is the third most expensive disorder in the United States. And that is before factoring in the difficult-to-calculate or “hidden” costs.
There are things you can do to keep the brain sharp – small, daily habits which can reduce the risk of cognitive decline.