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More Dangerous in or out of Hospital?

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Last year, Forbes published an article that those of us in elder care and home care already understood very well. The article, by Robert J. Szczerba (@RJSzczerba), talks about the fact that coming home from the hospital can be a … Continue reading

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Nurses Take Step Forward!

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An article at HealthITAnalytics.com takes a big step in the right direction, concerning making Electronic Health Records (EHR) more valuable in the provision of health care. The American Academy of Nursing issued a policy statement that EHR “are incomplete and … Continue reading

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Drop the Cynicism, Deal with Data!

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I know that sometimes my writing can come across as just a bit opinionated and blunt. 🙂 Guilty as charged. However, I try to make sure my writing is based on data, knowledge and research – doing my homework. I … Continue reading

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Yes! Planning is Good!

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An article in NowItCounts.com absolutely nails it! I have been poking and prodding and nagging at folks, in this blog and elsewhere, to take planning for the aging experience much more seriously than most people do. Well, along comes this … Continue reading

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Elders Impacting Health Care

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USA Today published a story titled, “Nation’s sickest seniors reshape health care”. The subtitle is, “10,000 SENIORS COST MEDICARE $1 BILLION”. That comes out to $100,000 for each of those seniors. That is an annual figure. As USA Today indicates, The … Continue reading

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Elders, Doctors and Driving

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I recently read a depressing article on agingcare.com, entitled, “Why Doctors Don’t Like to Discuss Driving with Older Patients“. It is depressing to me and to those of us at Support For Home In-Home Care because we have seen it … Continue reading

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We Told Them So

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I have written a number of articles over the last couple of years concerning the cost of home care in California increasing dramatically as the Legislature passes new laws governing wage and hour issues for caregivers, including: Overtime Exemption for … Continue reading