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Elder Care

Assisted Living vs. Home Care: What’s the Right Decision?

By Elder Care, General Health, Home Health Care, Nursing Care, senior care

Do you have an elderly family member who obviously needs daily care? If so, deciding the best way to go is probably stressful and overwhelming. Two common considerations are assisted living vs. home care. The majority of adults would naturally say they prefer to age at home in their familiar surroundings. However, many family members report that…

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Preventing Falls in Your Elderly Loved One

By Elder Care

Falls are the leading cause of injuries and hospitalizations in people over sixty-five. According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), 1 in 4 older Americans suffer a fall every year. Falls among the elderly that result in a head injury or a broken bone account for 1 in 5 falls. And, between 2007 and…

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Guide To Understanding Key Medicare 2020 Policy Changes

By Elder Care, senior care

Everyone should understand that Medicare is not a static government program, but is subject to frequent changes. So, it’s not surprising that new Medicare policy changes are planned for 2020. These modifications, which will affect all current and future Medicare beneficiaries, are discussed below. Medicare Supplement Plans (AKA Medigap) Under Medicare 2020 policy, Medigap Plans…

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