Tag Archive | "caregivers"

Medicare

Medicare & Home Care Better Investment Than Controversial Alzheimer’s Drug

If you could invest $56 billion each year in improving health care for older adults, how would you spend it? On a hugely expensive medication with questionable efficacy — or something else?

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hospitals, nursing homes

Nursing Homes Report Deaths Up 32 Percent Amid Pandemic

Deaths among Medicare patients in nursing homes soared by 32 percent last year, with two devastating spikes eight months apart.

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joy, long-term care, homebound

Next Pandemic We Should Treat Homebound Better

Americans hesitant to get a COVID vaccine shot have been lured out of their bunkers with a cornucopia of goodies offered by the White House and states.

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Financial

Financial Abuse: Help Loved Ones Protect Themselves

In 2020, the FBI reported a record amount of cybercrime complaints adding up to over $4.1 billion in losses. More than half of those losses were suffered by people aged 50 and older.

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hospital

Is Your Living Room The Future Of Hospital Care?

Major hospital systems are betting big money that the future of hospital care looks a lot like the inside of patients’ homes.

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nursing homes

Nursing Homes, Assisted Living Centers Must Reopen For Mental Health Sake

For nearly a year, nursing homes and assisted living centers have been mostly closed to visitors. Now, it’s time for them to open back up and relieve residents of crushing isolation.

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