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Pets Can Be a Benefit -or a Liability- for Seniors Returning Home from the Hospital

By Walter L. Black, MBA, CSA | Dec 14, 2017

Reduce Hospital Readmissions Bartlett TN-Michael ended up back in the hospital and realized that a pet could be a great asset, but there were also liabilities for those who are trying to recover after a hospitalization.

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What Should People Know About How COPD Could Affect Recovery for Seniors?

By Denise Moser | Nov 30, 2017

Reduce Hospital Readmission Rates in Omaha NE: COPD is a serious lung condition and it can affect many aspects of a senior’s life. If they have been hospitalized for another reason, when they’re on the road to recovery, dealing with COPD can complicate the process.

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Sleep Is an Integral Component of Recovery for Seniors

By Kyle Laramie | Nov 28, 2017

The average adult should be getting between seven and nine hours of sleep every night in order to stay healthy. There are plenty of individuals who assume they can get by just fine on four or five hours of sleep, or even less, when necessary. Many parents of infants and toddlers go through sleep deprivation…

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The New Challenge for the Senior in Your Life After a Hospital Stay: Incontinence

By Andy Niska | Nov 24, 2017

Spending any time in the hospital can be difficult for people of all ages. For the elderly, some may grow a bit accustomed to the idea of spending time in a hospital bed. They might have had surgery recently, could have dealt with a bout of pneumonia, or may have slipped and fallen and been…

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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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