Ready for Discharge

Have you ever heard the term “discharge starts on admission”? Well, this is a term we use in the hospital and if you never had a loved one in the hospital, chances are you haven’t. Yes, discharge starts on the first day in the hospital. What usually happens is the discharge case manager comes to … Continue reading

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Does My Voice Still Count?

Have you ever heard the expression, “It is hell getting old?” Well, for some of our seniors, it can be true. Just imagine; being independent, vibrant, self-sufficient, healthy, and mobile, living in your own home, paying your own bills, making your own decisions, driving your own car, going to your own social events, and being … Continue reading

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Home Health Versus Non-medical In-Home Care: What’s the Difference?

Do you know the difference between Home Health Care and Non-Medical In-Home Care? Unfortunately, people tend to use these terms interchangeably. However, there is a stark difference between the two. Let’s start with Home Health Care: Home health care is when skilled care is administered, and a doctor provides a written order. Home health care … Continue reading

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Being Alone Versus Loneliness in Seniors

Did you know that loneliness can affect your overall health? Not only for seniors but individuals of all ages as well. However, in this article, we will focus on seniors. You don’t necessarily have to be alone to feel lonely. The definition of alone means by oneself. Some people want to be alone. In contrast, … Continue reading

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Seniors Get Depressed, Too

The holidays are usually a happy and joyous time. However, we have to remember that not everyone feels that way, especially if they are spending the holidays without their loved ones. This season can be a very depressing and lonely time. In the case of our seniors, the holidays are a sad reminder of the … Continue reading

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