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The NSPA Blog

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 »

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 »

How Artificial Intelligence is Revolutionizing Elderly Healthcare

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Posted on May 27th, 2019 by Guest Blogger

Technology is developing fast and is disrupting the healthcare industry. Patients can get treated much more efficiently through implementing the latest technological advances. This can range from telemedicine for monitoring patients with... 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 »

Celebrating National Women’s Health Week (May 12 through 18, 2019)

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Posted on May 15th, 2019 by Teri Dreher

This week we are celebrating the observance of the 20th Annual National Women’s Health Week. This initiative is led by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office on Women’s Health. The goal is to empower women to make their health... Continue Reading »