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Archive for the ‘Senior Orphans’ Category

SAGAS – Seniors Alone Guardianship & Advocacy Services

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Posted on November 19th, 2019 by Bettina Carlson, under Patient Advocacy, Senior Orphans, Something New

Finally! After having worked so hard on making this happen, having been so “itchy” to share this great news with you, and getting started, here we go. We have a new baby!!!  We are so very excited to officially announce the launch... Continue Reading »

Patient Advocacy

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Posted on September 30th, 2019 by Bettina Carlson, under Patient Advocacy, Senior Orphans, Something New

This is an exciting week for us, as we are about to co-host the first International Conference on Patient Advocacy (ICOPA) 2019 this coming Thursday, October 3rd through Saturday, October 5th. Right here in Northfield, Illinois! We are proud to... Continue Reading »

Ageism in the Health Care Setting

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As Patient Advocates, we advocate for all people with any kind of a medical need. Many of our clients have complex medical conditions, but not all do. We have clients of all ages, but a large number of our clients are the elderly; these are... Continue Reading »

Live in Their Truth!

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We know in its early stages Alzheimer’s disease typically affects short-term memory, and from there it can progress to loss of long term memory. But before this final phase may be reached, those with Alzheimer’s disease typically remember... Continue Reading »

Illinois Medicaid – Slow to Pay

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Posted on May 22nd, 2019 by Teri Dreher, under Medicaid, Patient Advocacy, Senior Orphans

Medicaid Enrollment Numbers The Illinois Department of Healthcare and Family Services maintains a running update of total enrollment numbers. In July 2018, 606,670 Illinois residents were covered under expanded Medicaid. After the eligibility... Continue Reading »

Ethical considerations for discharge planning

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Last week, we shared an article from Kaiser Health News on the care that should go into discharge planning for patient from hospitals. That article can be found here. We found the piece to be spot on, especially given a few recent interactions our... Continue Reading »

Emotional Support and the Heart of Advocacy

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Posted on June 18th, 2018 by Teri Dreher, under Patient Advocacy, Sandwich Generation, Senior Orphans

Emotional support often underrated by medical professionals who are busy and burdened with constant to-dos in today’s medical landscape. Still, doctors and nurses alike know how valuable it can be to take the time to really listen, and thus... Continue Reading »