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Post-acute care has become an increasingly popular solution for healthcare providers and individuals to reduce the chance of readmission to hospitals among seniors. Often, when seniors are ready to be released from the hospital following a surgery or care for a chronic illness, they’ll transition...

Typical vision impairments such as blurriness or trouble reading fine print are a common occurrence for adults middle-aged and older. These issues are often easily corrected with reading glasses, bifocals or even simple surgeries. However, when seniors suffer from vision loss that cannot be corrected,...

If you’re caring for an aging loved one, you’re not alone. According to the Mayo Clinic®, nearly 80% of long-term care in the United States is provided by informal caregivers such as a spouse, adult child or close friend. Just because the role of a...

As seniors age, their risk of falls increases dramatically. In fact, statistics provided by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on the National Council on Aging(NCOA) website show that falls are much more common than one may guess. According to the statistics,...

Post-acute care is recommended for seniors to provide additional rehabilitation services after a hospital stay. For seniors who have spent some time in the hospital, who have been dealing with an illness or who need to recover after a medical emergency, post-acute care can help...

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As seniors age, the likelihood they will need some form of care increases. When someone we love needs a little extra care, we oftentimes step into the caregiver role. Many caregivers face the risks of caregiver burnout, stress and exhaustion; however, when the person you...

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Good nutrition is important for anyone of any age; however, good nutrition may be even more beneficial for seniors. As seniors age, health problems rise, metabolism slows and appetites can change. This makes it imperative for seniors to choose what foods they consume wisely. Not...

As seniors age, the likelihood that they will need some form of medication increases. In fact, according to a study by AARP about prescription drug use among older Americans, it has been found that those 64 years and older take, on average, more than four...

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