Moving and Medicare Coverage

Moving and Medicare

It is wonderful to have family members in another area or state who will share caregiving for an elderly patient. However, if the patient moves to live in a different state, the patient’s Medicare coverage could change.

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Managing Meals for Dysphagia

managing meals for dysphagia

Managing Meals for Dysphagia Patients with dysphagia need help with nutrition. When managing meals for dysphagia changes are made in the texture, size and portions of the foods to protect against aspiration.   If the pureed food and thickened liquid presented to the patient makes the….

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Hospital Types

Hospital Types

There are different hospitals for different medical needs. This article describes describes those different types and provides tools to help you choose.

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Using Oxygen Safely

Using Oxgyen Safely

Oxygen, when misused, can be dangerous, even explosive. Used properly though it is a life saving tool. This article points out some of the safety precautions for you to consider.

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Medical Forms

Medical Forms

Emergency Information Record  with Medical Forms Helps You Prepare A trip to the hospital emergency room is not usually a pleasant or a planned experience. You and your loved one may be stressed and upset and not thinking clearly. The person who is experiencing a….

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Home Hospital Bed

Home Hospital Bed

Choosing a hospital bed can help provide many options for your loved ones as they struggle with illness or recovery from injury. This article will explore different options and amenities available for you to consider.

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Non-emergency Medical Transport for Patients

non-emergency medical transport

At times, a caregiver is faced with a difficult job of transporting a loved-one to a doctor visit, when the person is unable to walk. This article explores the options of acquiring non-emergency medical transport.

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Vaccinations

Vaccinations

Are you and your loved one current on your flu shot and your pneumonia shot? The CDC has recommended certain vaccines for patients who are over 60 and for those who have diabetes, heart disease and COPD. Get vaccinated this fall! Learn more.

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Reducing Medication Expenses

reducing medication expenses

The cost of medication is rising at an alarming rate. Many people are having to choose between what they can and can’t afford because of the cost of their medicines. This article offers a few pointers that may help you save money.

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Hospital Discharge

hospital discharge

Before being discharged from the hospital, you’ll want to know what should be done to make your home safe and secure for the returning patient.

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