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2023 Proposed Changes to Medicare Rules

By Medicare and Medicaid

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has issued proposed changes to Medicare that will make it easier to get coverage, simplify enrollment, expand access, and implement improvements to the administration of Medicare Savings Programs. Below is an overview of what’s coming in 2023. Earlier Enrollment for Medicare  Currently, if people enroll in Medicare in the General…

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6 Signs It’s Time for Home Care

By Home Health Care

Most people, when they age, prefer to stay in their own homes. However, even if your aging loved one is currently happily living independently in their home, a day will probably arrive when it’s time for home care in the form of some extra help to manage daily living.  What Is Home Care? Home care…

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How to Recognize and Cope With Sundowning 

By Alzheimer's Care

For some people suffering from Alzheimer’s disease, the most challenging time of day can be the late afternoon through the early evening. They may show signs of something called sundowning – agitation, confusion, irritability, restlessness. These symptoms often begin to get worse as daylight starts to fade (and the sun goes down!). This scenario can be…

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Caring for Special Needs Adults

By Home Health Care

If you are doing your best to care for an adult family member with chronic needs or a disability, you know that much hard work is involved. Your life is difficult – you want to do your best for your family member, but you have children to take care of, and then there’s your job! If…

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How to Protect Seniors From Falls at Home

By Elder Care

The majority of people age 50 and up want to stay in their current homes for as long as possible. Most seniors would like to age in place rather than move into assisted living or even with family members. But senior falls make it much more challenging to remain at home, and the risk of them poses…

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