Day: March 2, 2018

Respite Care

Respite Care is a level of temporary care that is often paid  by Medicare. Programs include levels of provisional care to treat seniors needing a higher level of care than themselves. Services There are various models and vehicles that provide Respite Care. These include: In-Home Respite Care often provided by Home Caregiving or Home Health …

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Rehabilitation Facility

Rehabilitation services offer short-term stays in nursing facilities for those requiring around-the-clock rehabilitative care. It is not a permanent living arrangement. The goal of a rehabilitation stay is to return a senior to health after: illness injury surgery accident Upon release from rehab, your loved one should have regained some level of independence, be able …

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Palliative Care

Palliative care is an approach that encompasses the holistic treatment of pain; physically, psychologically and spiritually to improve the quality of life. Its main goal is to keep the patient pain free and comfortable. This approach may positively influence the course of illness for patients and their families facing life-threatening illness. Early identification and a …

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Occupational Therapy

Occupational Therapy is used to help patients, from toddlers to the elderly, to perform daily living and working tasks so they can live independent, and rewarding lives. Often times therapy is used to assist those desiring to: continue to Age in Place maintain strength when dealing with Alzheimer’s, Arthritis or other crippling diseases assist themselves …

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Mental Health

Today, mental illness is soaring among older adults. Cognitive impairment includes dementia and Alzheimer’s Disease. Currently close to 5 million adults over the age of 65 have Alzheimer’s Disease. Most often however, many seniors suffer from depression. Currently in the senior population close to 80% who suffer go undiagnosed. As a senior begins to lose …

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