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Avoiding Health Care Scams

Posted by Joan Dyer | | filed under: , , ,
Sep 18, 2015 12:00 AM

Medicare open enrollment is a prime time for scammers to come out of the woodwork. Plus, with the introduction of the Affordable Care Act, there are plenty of unscrupulous people trying to take advantage of the confusion surrounding the new Health Care Marketplace.

Going the Extra Mile

Posted by Pam Ware and Victor Montour | | filed under:
Aug 12, 2015 12:00 AM

By Pam Ware and Victor Montour

When is it time to consider hospice?

Posted by Interim Health Care | | filed under: , , , ,
Jun 19, 2015 12:00 AM

Improving the quality of life for seniors who are nearing the end of their days is a priority. Regardless of what condition patients are diagnosed with, their financial situation or their treatment preferences, these individuals deserve to be safe and comfortable at the end of their lives. Hospice care can help achieve this goal, but it is essential to take advantage of the services before it's ...

Do You Know The 4 Levels Of Care?

Posted by Victor Montour - Front Range Hospice |
May 15, 2015 12:00 AM

Most people are unaware there are four levels of care provided by all hospices in the United States. Every patient receiving hospice services in the United States will be on one of these four levels. A hospice patient can move from one level of care to another level of care and back, depending on the services required to fulfill his or her needs. The clinical needs of the patient will be used to ...

7 Steps to Downsizing a Senior

Posted by Patty Wachter | | filed under: , , ,
Apr 17, 2015 12:00 AM

Is your parent downsizing to a senior living community? Here are seven essential steps to make the transition easy for your senior.

Are Diabetes And Dementia Linked?

Posted by Interim Healthcare |
Mar 20, 2014 12:00 AM

Type 2 diabetes is one of the biggest health problems facing older adults. According to the American Diabetes Association, more than 25 percent of people over the age of 65 in the U.S. have the condition, and approximately 86 million others are living with prediabetes. With so many people dealing with the realities of diabetes, many organizations are looking to possible treatments, as well as ...

Take Action for Successful Aging

Posted by Paula Elgert |
Nov 19, 2015 01:11 PM

It's easy to put off uncomfortable conversations about issues such as end of life, living choices and finances. However, that procrastination could have unfortunate consequences. By the time you're 40 or your parents are 70, experts agree that these conversations need to happen.

Difficult Aging Conversations

Posted by Paula Elgert |
Mar 01, 2016 11:19 AM

Experts have said that by the time you're approaching 40 and a loved one is around 70, you should have had the "talk" about issues so many families want to avoid.

Long awaited Hospice Payment Reform goes into effect on 1/1/2016

Posted by Pam Ware | | filed under: , , , , ,
Jan 28, 2016 02:06 PM

For years the Center for Medicare Services, CMS, has been talking about reforming the hospice payment. Since the hospice benefit was carved out in 1983 there have been no significant changes in reimbursement.

Alzheimer’s Dementia - Music and the Mind

Posted by Victor Montour | | filed under:
May 26, 2016 03:02 PM

For centuries, music has been known to calm people down and provide relief from stress and tension. Neuroscientists, now equipped with brain scanning technology, have a renewed interest in finding how music affects our neural circuits.

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