Elderly Being Discharged From Hospital

Once admitted to a hospital, chances are good that your elderly parents will have a short stay. Whether post surgery or recovering from an illness, all patients are discharged from the hospital sooner these days. Hospitals...

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Medicare and Medicaid will no longer require a doctor’s prescription for COVID-19 screening

Please read the following summary taken directly from AARP website... Medicare and Medicaid beneficiaries can now get tested for the coronavirus without a written order from a physician, which CMS officials say will expand the availability of COVID-19 screenings.Physicans and...

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Signs Your Parents May Be Unsafe If Alone

It can be difficult, at times, to differentiate between normal, age-related decline and something more serious. Try to observe and carefully listen to your aging parents when visiting. You may uncover subtle or flagrant details as...

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Isolation and Elder Health Risks, pt. 2

Living on your own these days? Welcome to an ever-growing club. Divorce, and death of a spouse, have contributed to many more seniors living alone than ever before. Unfortunately, living alone can have a negative impact on your...

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Living Alone Can Be Dangerous for Elderly, pt 1.

U.S. census statistics show that upwards of 27% of all American households are now made up of a single person. And those percentages get bigger the older you get. A third of all Americans over 65 live alone. And...

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Loneliness Can Lead to Depression

Socialization is Very Positive for Seniors Can the lack of socialization and social support really effect an elder’s overall quality of life? How important is social support as a person ages? Those elders with consistent social support from friends, neighbors, family,...

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How To Hire Homecare Services ?

When elders need help to remain at home, where do you start? Home Health Agency A brief introductory phone call to Home Care Partners' office: (781) 378 2164 will get you started.  We will listen to your unique story, gather...

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Elders (65+) and Dental Care, part 2

The following content was submitted and authored by the dental experts at NewMouth… 85 percent of older adults suffer from oral disease and 55 percent suffer from conditions that develop into periodontal disease.  If left untreated, however, many of these conditions...

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