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Medicare Information - How and Where Do You Get Answers to Your Questions?

Medicare Information - How and Where Do You Get Answers to Your Questions?

Medicare information can seem confusing and overwhelming. On top of that, there are so many "resources" that it's hard to know who to believe and who to go to for the "right" answers.......[Read More]
Solution for Bacterial Vaginosis

Solution for Bacterial Vaginosis

One in every four women experience bacterial vaginosis frequently. There are some medical treatments but some natural remedies too.......[Read More]
Respite Care Offered To Elders When They Really Need It, By Elder Care Centers

Respite Care Offered To Elders When They Really Need It, By Elder Care Centers

The elders here can make friends and have there own life. It can be said that, these people get a chance to play there second innings of life. Making new friends or even getting bonded with older long left friends, with whom they could not get in touch due to the busy younger life.......[Read More]
Using Apple Cider Vinegar to Cure Heartburn

Using Apple Cider Vinegar to Cure Heartburn

Heartburn can be such a huge discomforting feeling. If you have just experienced it and do not understand it, it can be quite alarming. Heartburn is the most prominent symptom of acid reflux, a condition where acid in the stomach regurgitates back into the esophagus. The esophagus does not contain t......[Read More]
5 Easy Ways To Plan For Elder Care Today

5 Easy Ways To Plan For Elder Care Today

Five ways families can start thinking about the future (without having an anxiety attack) by engaging in some self-reflection that can help your decision-making later in life.......[Read More]
5 Reasons Why You Need Discount Health Care

5 Reasons Why You Need Discount Health Care

With the cost of medical treatment and prescriptions constantly on the rise, and unemployment being higher than ever, more and more people are finding getting even the most basic medical care impossible. For many people who are living paycheck to paycheck, going to the doctor can mean that they are ......[Read More]
Adapting Your Mindset to Dealing With Dementia

Adapting Your Mindset to Dealing With Dementia

Dealing with dementia as a caregiver is not easy, specially if you allow yourself to become a victim of it yourself. By adapting your mindset, you can get a grip on yourself and look more objectively at each given situation. This will allow you to help the loved one more effectively and keep you off......[Read More]
How to Prevent Falls Among Older Adults

How to Prevent Falls Among Older Adults

Falls result from a complex combination of medical and lifestyle factors, alone or in conjunction with environmental factors. Patient safety results from cycles of planning and adjusting.......[Read More]
Silent Talking

Silent Talking

My husband recently said to me, "Do you know what you don't do when you are taking care of mother?" I said, "What's that?", He said, "You don't talk to mother very much, and I always talk to her. I said, "I know that but realize that you have always been ......[Read More]
How to Clear Boils

How to Clear Boils

Boils are painful and at the same time ugly. You can reduce the severity of this by undertaking certain home remedies. Boils naturally appears in the hair follicles. Boils can be treated at home to reduce its pain and intensity.......[Read More]
How Can You Help Improve the Mobility of an Elderly Relative?

How Can You Help Improve the Mobility of an Elderly Relative?

As a person grows old their quality of life also deteriorates because they cannot do several things that they would otherwise do. Old age slows down a person; and the older a person gets, the feebler and weak they tend to become. Elderly people are people who are in the age group of 65 and above.......[Read More]
Are You Dumping Your Elderly In Home Care?

Are You Dumping Your Elderly In Home Care?

Who doesn't know that to care for elderly demands a whole lot of groundwork and difficult work. This is unambiguously precise if you are intending to attend the seniors that are too feeble to move or those who are having problems with their health. This is in all probability why not every peopl......[Read More]
When Pets Outlive Their Owners - Senior Care Planning Should Include Pets

When Pets Outlive Their Owners - Senior Care Planning Should Include Pets

What happens to a beloved pet when an elderly owner becomes too ill to provide care, needs to move to long-term care, or dies? Many elder caregivers forget to include the care of a senior's pet when planning for the care of an elderly person.......[Read More]
How to Code CPT & ICD-9

How to Code CPT & ICD-9

CPT and ICD-9 are coding systems used in the medical billing process. CPT, or Current Procedural Terminology, is used to report office visits and procedures to insurance companies for reimbursement of services. The ICD-9, or International Classification of Diseases, 9th Revision, assigns codes for p......[Read More]
Making a Realistic Commitment to Caring for an Elder

Making a Realistic Commitment to Caring for an Elder

Caring for an elder in your family is a big commitment. It is very important that all members of the family including the elder discuss all the options available.......[Read More]
Five Ways to Make an Elder's Home Safer

Five Ways to Make an Elder's Home Safer

Your older loved one does not have to move to a senior residential community to have the security and peace of mind of a safer home environment. One of the greatest risks to an older adult aging in place is a fall and the possibility of fracturing a bone. For an elder living alone, risks are magnifi......[Read More]
Even The Elderly Can Fight Back Against Cancer

Even The Elderly Can Fight Back Against Cancer

It was not so long ago that an elderly person suffering from cancer would have received limited treatment and been sent home to die. "The common thoughts used to be that it wasn't worth treating cancer in older patients; that they'd lived their lives; they might be dying anyway; they ......[Read More]
What to Do When Bentonite Didn't Work

What to Do When Bentonite Didn't Work

My friend is confused when she finds nothing seems to have happened yet since taking the bentonite in her candida treatment. She thinks that maybe she is not taking enough. She is taking 2 tablespoons a day for the past week. She expected to blast the stuff out of her when actually the reverse seems......[Read More]
Retirement Home Regulations

Retirement Home Regulations

Due to negligence in retirement homes, there are now many regulations to protect the elderly.elderly lady image by pixelcarpenter from Fotolia.comSending a loved one to a retirement home is a very emotional experience. It is in the best interest of everybody involved to make sure that the.........[Read More]
Federal Law on Medical Records Retention Requirements

Federal Law on Medical Records Retention Requirements

How long to do you have to keep them?Hospital Files image by PinkSony from Fotolia.comIn 1996, Congress passed the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act--HIPAA--which set national standards for handling of electronic medical records, including restricting who has access to.........[Read More]