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Need Help Paying for Assisted Living? Follow These 5 Tips
Caregivers are often concerned about paying for assisted living. Here are 5 tips to help lessen the financial burden and ensure your loved one is well cared for
Tips for Finding Assisted Living Communities
Tips and resources to find the righ assisted living community for your loved one.
Validating People With Dementia, a Vital Technique
Validation describes different approaches to help improve the quality of life of people living with Alzheimer’s disease and other types of dementia.
How Social Media Is Shaking Up Public Health and Healthcare
From clinical healthcare to public health campaigns, the health industry is increasingly turning to social media to support, promote and increase the ...
How our health care system makes ER doctors addiction enablers
Emergency room doctors feel like addiction enablers because the health care system is limited by tight budgets, politics and scarce resources.
How to Improve Health Care for Aging Adults
How to Improve Health Care for Aging Adults Muncie, Indiana Blog– In the next 42 years, the number of Americans aged 65 and older is expected to double to over 98 million. To put this into better perspective, this means that in the next three minutes, approximately 21 people will turn age 65! Many older AmericansRead More
Why Alexa’s Next Big Move Is Into Health Care
The shrewd logic behind Amazon’s reported plan May. 12, 2018 1:30 PM Health care is a $3 trillion a year industry, and tech companies such as Amazon are vying for a slice of it. In January, the e-commerce giant announced a partnership with JPMorgan and Berkshire Hathaway to “ revolutionize health care .” Chiefly, this joint partnership would work toward developing a less costly health care network for their employees, but the exact aims and methods are otherwise vague. It’s also been rumored…
Tips to choose the right home health care services
Mr V Thiyagarajan, MD, India Home Health Care tells us how to select home health care
How Smartphones Are Changing Health Care [INFOGRAPHIC]
Smartphones aren't just hard on eyes and posture -- they can also help lead to better health. This infographic explains how
Housing, Health Care, Top Priorities For Aging Demographics
PITTSFIELD, Mass. — By 2030 nearly all Berkshire County municipalities will have more than 60 percent of their population over the age of...
What Dr. Seuss would think about health care consolidation
Health care consolidation affects every area of health care. What does this radiologist-illustrator think about it? I think it speaks for itself.
Advance Health Care Directives: Why Does It Apply to Me?
Pre-planning ensures you have thought about what could possibly happen in the future. An advance directive allows you to give your loved ones a guideline on how you want your health care decisions handled. By considering your options early, you can minimize your family needing to “guess” how you would want critical medical care decisions handled. This alleviates stress for everyone: you, your family, your doctors…
What you need to know about health-care deadlines
This season the holidays just kept on giving. Seemingly each day last month, our email in boxes at HealthCare Checkup were stuffed with yet another surprise in the form of new enrollment deadlines and changed rules for getting health insurance. While other folks were slugging down eggnog and making merry, we were trying to...
British Columbia reaches 10-year health-care funding deal
The agreement sets out yearly increases of at least 3 per cent, as well as an additional $1.4-billion over the length of the pact for home-care and mental-health initiatives
Why Improving Access to Health Care Does Not Save Money
A favorite argument in favor of the health care law is that improving access to preventive care will lower medical costs over all. It probably won't.
Why You Should Save for Health Care the Way You Save for Retirement
Should you save for health care the way you save for retirement?
How the big biomedical bill advances U.S. mental health care
Most of the attention around the biomedical bill President Obama signed on Tuesday has focused on faster drug approval and new money for research. But included within the massive piece of legislation are measures for mental health care. William Brangham speaks with Rep. Tim Murphy, R-Pa., about the state of mental health care in the U.S. and what this law attempts to accomplish.
Seniors, How Often Do You Think About Health Care Decisions?
Hebrew SeniorLife partners with Mass. Coalition on Serious Illness Care to empower seniors to align their health care decisions to their own values.