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Archive for the ‘Tips & Resources’ Category

My Car and I, over 65 …

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Posted on November 14th, 2019 by Bettina Carlson, under Caregiving, Sandwich Generation, Take Charge, Tips & Resources

…years that is, not miles! It is a frequently heard concern that we all face with our senior family members, or maybe we are the seniors in question: Are our seniors safe drivers?  The Car Generation Something very important to be... Continue Reading »

The Dreaded Flu and Immune Support

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Posted on November 4th, 2019 by Bettina Carlson, under Patient Advocacy, Take Charge, Tips & Resources

There is no denying it, cold weather and shorter daylight has arrived. Winter is right outside our doorsteps. Coats, hats, scarves, mittens, cozy socks, and boots will be our best friends for the next few months. Hot teas, hot chocolate, warm... Continue Reading »

Malnutrition and Senior Health

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Posted on September 16th, 2019 by Bettina Carlson, under Caregiver, Nutrition, Patient Advocacy, Take Charge, Tips & Resources

Diet, nutrition and their relationship to our health and well-being, or lack thereof, are known facts. Yet, unfortunately, many seniors are at risk of eating a diet lacking in nutrients, which in turn, can lead to malnutrition and health... 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 »

Medicare – Changes in 2020

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Posted on August 6th, 2019 by Jeryl Wojcik, under Medicare, Patient Advocacy, Something New, Tips & Resources

Last week, we provided you with an overview of Medicare Basics; This week we would like to provide for you some information on the pending changes to Medicare in the year 2020.  While the changes for Medicare are not in place as of yet we... Continue Reading »

Medicare – The Basics

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Posted on July 30th, 2019 by Bettina Carlson, under Insurance & Billing, Medical Planning, Medicare, Patient Advocacy, Patient Tools, Take Charge, Tips & Resources

It’s almost this time of year again, enrollment in health care. One of the options you may have may be Medicare. Whether you will be a first time enrollee, or whether you already are enrolled with Medicare, over the next few weeks, we will... Continue Reading »

Managing Caregiving with Siblings

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Posted on July 18th, 2019 by Bettina Carlson, under Caregiver, Caregiving, Medical Planning, Patient Advocacy, Take Charge, Tips & Resources

When your elderly parents’ health declines and they can no longer manage their life on their own, some may choose to live in a Retirement Facility or Assisted Living or Memory Care Facility, depending on the level of care they need. But not... Continue Reading »