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The NSPA Blog

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 »

The Sandwich Generation – an Overview

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Posted on July 21st, 2019 by Bettina Carlson, under Caregiver, Caregiving, Patient Advocacy, Sandwich Generation, Take Charge

Who They Are You probably have heard the term “Sandwich Generation”; maybe you are a part of this group. If you aren’t a part of this group, you may be curious about who they are. The term “Sandwich Generation” was originally... 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 »

Caregiver Stress – How to Identify and Minimize It!

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Posted on July 8th, 2019 by Teri Dreher, under Caregiver, Patient Advocacy, Take Charge, Tips & Resources

Taking care of a loved one is a noble task. It is something we sometimes feel obligated to do, sometimes we have no choice due to financial restraints, sometimes it’s our chosen profession. However we arrived there, it is a very stressful job... Continue Reading »

Building a Caregiver Support Team

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Posted on July 1st, 2019 by Teri Dreher, under Caregiving, Medical Planning, Patient Advocacy

More often than not, when a loved one falls ill, the initial reaction or decision is to take on caregiving for this person. There is an overwhelming desire to provide help, care, funds, or whatever else is needed or necessary to get our loved one... Continue Reading »

Travel Tips for Seniors

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Posted on June 27th, 2019 by Teri Dreher, under Patient Advocacy, Take Charge, Tips & Resources

It’s Summertime. It’s travel time. As much as we look forward to our vacation, we all know it can be a quite stressful time of planning for our trip. And if we are traveling with a Senior, we have even more detailed planning to do and we... Continue Reading »

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 »