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