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When a Caregiver Is Balancing Many Things, It Can Increase the Risk of Readmissions for the Senior

By William Butler | Sep 29, 2017

Reduce Hospital Readmission Rates in Terrell TX: Most people would have a tendency to assume that if the senior’s recovery is not going according to plan, it’s the elderly person’s fault.

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Recovery Is the Result of an Active Decision to Work at It

By Greg Banks | Sep 27, 2017

Reduce Hospital Readmission Rates in Galloway NJ: How great are the chances an elderly person is going to recover following a hospitalization? That depends on many, many factors. One of the most significant is their determination to get back to life as they knew it before this medical emergency that resulted in a hospitalization.

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Depression Among Seniors May Affect Hospital Readmissions

By Lynn at Interim | Sep 27, 2017

Reduce Hospital Readmission Rates: Depression affects millions of people all across the country every single year. Sometimes it can be diagnosed as clinical depression, and only a trained medical professional should be diagnosing any type of severe depression. For some seniors, though, even mild depression can affect their ability to recover from a medical emergency or ailment and, subsequently, increase the risk of a readmission.

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Is There a Point to Recovery When Mom Won’t Walk Again?

By Jermie Chadwick | Aug 7, 2017

The early morning hours when you received the call that your mother had been hospitalized immediately ripped you from your sleep. As you got ready to go to the hospital, you wondered how things were going to turn out. You were hoping she would survive whatever had happened, but you prepared yourself for the worst.…

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What Can Make Recovery Tougher for Seniors?

By Susan Di Michele | Aug 3, 2017

Recovery from a major medical emergency, such as a heart attack or stroke, can be difficult for people of all ages. For seniors, recovery may be a tougher road ahead for many reasons. One thing that can make recovery especially difficult for elderly men and women is their physical limitations. Why physical limitations matter. If…

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3 Questions People Have When a Loved One Has a Heart Attack

By Christy Swadkins | Jul 27, 2017

Reduce Hospital Readmission Rates in Las Vegas NV: For those who want the best for their loved ones, to help them maximize their chances of recovering properly from a heart attack, there are some questions that may be good to ask.

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How to Properly Care for a Parent Dealing with Pneumonia

By Tracy Clark | Jul 24, 2017

Our parents are getting older. For those of us in our 30s, 40s, or 50s, our parents may be facing a number of health issues. One of those that can be extremely stressful for the senior and the rest of the family happens to be pneumonia. If a person has been hospitalized due to pneumonia,…

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When Can a Senior ‘Take a Break’ from PT During Recovery?

By Denise Moser | Jun 28, 2017

Reduce Hospital Readmission Rates in Omaha NE: There are going to be plenty of times when a person is going through physical therapy when they just want to quit. Physical therapy can be exhausting for anyone, regardless of their age.

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Why Pay Attention to Hospital Readmissions for Mom: After All, It Was Just Minor Surgery

By Greg Banks | Jun 22, 2017

Reduce Hospital Readmission Rates in Galloway NJ: Your mother may be in her 70s and she’s going in for minor surgery. She may be required to stay in the hospital for a couple of days following this as long as everything goes along smoothly. You expect her doctor to be positive about her prognosis and the future, and are quite surprised when she recommends that your mother has proper care and support when she’s discharge.

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Sure, Dad Has the Right to Refuse to Partake in His Recovery, but Does He Know the Risks?

By Walter L. Black, MBA, CSA | Jun 19, 2017

Reduce Hospital Readmissions Millington TN-Your father is 78. He recently had a heart attack. He spent several days in the hospital going through a battery of tests. Now he is finally set for discharge, but he’s being obstinate.

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