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Almost 30 percent of patients leaving the hospital don’t want home health care services, which often leads to readmissions and other health issues.
Older adults who face an uncertain future reach out to trusted friends to guide them.
About a third of older adults feel lonely, but learning better ways to engage with others and improve relationships can help them avoid such feelings.
Senior citizens have to be patient and keep close records to appeal when Medicare plans refuse to cover their medicines.
Research shows that people with dementia can benefit significantly from efforts to ease communication, improve overall health and other key measures.
Good nutrition has been linked to a boost in senior citizens’ cognitive skills.
Medical experts around the country are rolling out instructional videos for family caregivers who need help with challenging medical tasks.
Many people age 75 or older can take steps to avoid a crisis in the remaining years of their lives.
Aging adults with complex needs can get special assistance from doctors trained as geriatricians.
The first overhaul of federal regulations in almost 30 years for home health care agencies will require them to be much more responsive to what aging patients and their caregivers need or want.