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The NSPA Blog

The Hospital “Slide”

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Posted on October 16th, 2017 by Teri Dreher, under Inspiring Stories, Medical Error, Senior Orphans, Tips & Resources

A Five Day Story What about you has changed in the last five days? Lost a few pounds? Gone grocery shopping? Enjoyed a weekend activity? Five days doesn’t seem like very long, but in healthcare five days can bring incredible - or terrible -... Continue Reading »

Medicare Open Enrollment

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Posted on October 9th, 2017 by Anna Dolezal, under Insurance & Billing, Tips & Resources

Medicare Open Enrollment Open Enrollment for Medicare is right around the corner. While Medicare coverage is great, changing your coverage, or joining a plan in the first place, can be tricky. While your own health may have changed in the last... Continue Reading »

Your Lifestyle and Dementia

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Posted on October 2nd, 2017 by Sally Perkins, under Alzheimer's and Dementia, Patient Advocacy, Take Charge, Tips & Resources

Taking Action to Prevent Dementia: Your Lifestyle Choices Alzheimer’s disease or dementia is one of the leading illnesses in the United States amongst older people.  Approximately 5.3 million over 65 is affected  - roughly one in ten. Because... Continue Reading »

On Turning 27

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Posted on September 26th, 2017 by Anna Dolezal, under Affordable Care Act

Healthcare and Turning 27 A few weeks ago I turned 27. As I move towards completing my Masters degree in Health Communication, I can’t help but notice all the times the healthcare debate in Washington comes up in the media. Healthcare is... Continue Reading »

Are “Bad Patients” Treated Differently?

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Posted on September 11th, 2017 by Teri Dreher, under Tips & Resources

What is a "Bad Patient?" “Bad Patients” come in all shapes and sizes.  They're labeled as: Non-compliant Entitled Angry Mentally unstable Unable to take responsibility of their own health and Excessive talkers In a... Continue Reading »

Top Ways Technology Can Be An Advocate For Senior Health

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Posted on August 23rd, 2017 by Sally Perkins, under Something New, Tips & Resources

There is no doubt that technology has forever changed and shaped the way that the world receives health care. Researching symptoms online, portable fitness trackers, and the digital databases that have replaced paper medical files of the past.... Continue Reading »

Advocating for Lower Healthcare Costs for Seniors

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Posted on August 7th, 2017 by Sally Perkins, under Insurance & Billing, Patient Advocacy

Advocating for Lower Healthcare Costs for Seniors One of the biggest financial stressors currently facing seniors (among both pre-retirees and retirees) is the rising cost of healthcare. A combination of factors has made healthcare an ongoing... Continue Reading »

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