5 Tips from Experts on Caring On Caring for Elderly Parents at Home A Guest Post by Jessica Hegg

  Each year, millions of Americans find themselves caring for their elderly parents or aging family members at home for the first time.   **Currently, there are more than 34 million family caregivers in the U.S.   If you are one of them, clearly, you are not alone. While the initial prospect of caring for a…

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The CARE Act: Helping Family Caregivers From Hospital to Home

Originally Posted on 03/07/2016 by AARP http://blog.aarp.org/2016/03/07/the-care-act-helping-family-caregivers-from-hospital-to-home/  In preparing Mom’s medication, my 90-year-old Pop would fill a syringe using the light of the kitchen window to see if the dosage was correct. He set up the nebulizer on a table with handwritten step-by-step instructions to remind him how to operate it. Today, millions of family caregivers…

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Commencement Remarks to the Touro College School of Health Science 2016 Graduates offered by Phyllis on September 13, 2016.

  Dean Primavera, distinguished faculty, honored guests, proud parents and family and my newly graduated colleagues… I want to begin my guidance to you this afternoon by reminding all of you of just how unique and wonderful you all are. You see many people care capable to feel empathy for someone given the right circumstances.…

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Medicare vs Medicaid

Originally Posted in A Place for Mom: Senior Living Newsletter   MEDICARE Medicare is national health insurance that all Americans receive when they turn 65. Disabled people who are under 65 can also enroll in Medicare without paying premiums. Medicare is usually not helpful to those looking for a solution to long term care needs.…

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Patient Experience From the “Other” Side of the Bed A Guest Post by Maxine Legall

Originally Posted on LinkedIn on August 17, 2016   I am a patient experience professional and I’m very passionate about sharpening my skills in this people based field.  I am relatively new to the field but I can talk patient satisfaction scores with the best of them.  I can facilitate a patient experience class in my sleep…

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