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Fed. rules to require home health agencies to do more for patients

Home health agencies will be required to become more responsive to patients and their caregivers under the first major overhaul of rules governing these organizations in almost 30 years.

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Guideline go reduce fractures in care facilities

A new guideline that aims to prevent fractures in residents of long-term care facilities is targeted at frail seniors and their families as well as health care workers.

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Medication safety: How to avoid bad reactions

By Jeannette Sheehan Medications can have so many rewarding benefits to our bodies. There are pills to relieve everything from head pain to stomach aches. The worrisome part of all of these valuable medications can be how the medications might interact with one another. When one doctor prescribes a medication, he or she may not […]

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Membership eligibility to join a credit union

 By David A. L’Ecuyer In order to be eligible to join a credit union, the potential member must fit into the Field of Membership (FOM) and charter of the credit union. Historically, credit unions were made available for a particular employer (i.e. IBM, Digital, New England Telephone, Mass Electric, etc.). While many employers have changed […]

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Guidelines define pre-Alzheimer’s disease

By Marilynn Marchione The first new guidelines for diagnosing Alzheimer’s disease in nearly 30 years establish earlier stages of the mind-robbing disease, paving the way for spotting and possibly treating these conditions much sooner than they are now. The change reflects a modern view that Alzheimer’s is a spectrum of mental decline, with damage that […]

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