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Archive for the ‘Tips & Resources’ Category

Self-Education – What You Need to Know

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Posted on June 18th, 2019 by Teri Dreher, under Patient Advocacy, Patient Tools, Something New, Take Charge, Tips & Resources

In today’s modern healthcare setting the health consumer is all too often otherwise left to fend for themselves. Therefore, it is imperative that we remain conscientious of changes in processes, billing & insurance matters, as well as keeping... 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 »

Things to Ask Your Doctor During Your Visit 

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Posted on June 3rd, 2019 by Teri Dreher, under Patient Advocacy, Take Charge, Tips & Resources

It is important to be proactive in asking questions during your visit to the doctor. He or she may have ordered tests, x-rays, or other procedures in order to find out what is wrong or to learn more about your medical condition. Some tests are done... Continue Reading »

Cholesterol Levels – What Do They Mean?

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Posted on May 7th, 2019 by Teri Dreher, under Nutrition, Patient Advocacy, Patient Tools, Take Charge, Tips & Resources

If you’ve had a recent blood test, there’s a good chance you’ve had a screening test for cholesterol levels called a lipid profile. It helps to screen for lipid disorders. The results of this test includes: LDL, HDL, Triglycerides, and Total... Continue Reading »

Accessible Ways to Enjoy Springtime

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Posted on April 2nd, 2019 by Sally Perkins, under Tips & Resources

Warm weather is right around the corner – let’s enjoy it! Around 2 million seniors in the U.S. never or rarely leave their homes. Not only does this have significant implications for their physical health but it can also impact on their... Continue Reading »

Women, Aging, and Health

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Posted on March 5th, 2019 by Teri Dreher, under Medical Planning, Patient Advocacy, Tips & Resources

March is Women's History Month, so we're sending this one out to the ladies Women's health doesn't only impact women, of course, so really this information is for all parties. Men and women face unique health challenges. This is true now and has... Continue Reading »

Active Advocates and the Importance of a Care Conference

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Posted on January 21st, 2019 by Teri Dreher, under Inspiring Stories, Long Term Care, Medical Planning, Patient Advocacy, Something New, Tips & Resources

NShore's RN Patient Advocates are constantly on the go For most blogs, we like to share news about our industry and updates we think are worth knowing. For our latest blog series, we've decided to shine the light on what some of our advocates are... Continue Reading »