Suzanne Newman

Alternative & Wellness

Alternative medicine offers a broad-based, proactive approach to promote wellness and healing. It’s a wide-lens view of overall health rather than the narrow, reactive approach that characterizes our current mainstream healthcare system. Wellness Practitioners can include: Chiropractors Osteopaths Naturopaths Acupuncture Chinese Medicine Tibetan or Ayurveda Services Alternative medicine draws on multiple sources to treat patients: …

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Patient Advocacy

Patient advocacy is an area of lay specialization in health care concerned with advocacy for patients, survivors and caregivers. The patient advocate may be an individual or an organization, often, though not always, concerned with one specific group of disorders. The terms patient advocate and patient advocacy can refer both to individual advocates providing services that organizations also provide, and to organizations whose functions extend to individual patients. …

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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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