Posts Tagged ‘Long term care’

The Wrong Medication: Prescribing RIGHT

Getting the correct prescriptions for seniors can be a challenge. People over 60 react differently to prescriptions because as you age, absorption, metabolism and distribution changes in your body. Unfortunately, the elderly have stronger reactions to the wrong prescriptions. Not only will some cause discomfort, but can also be fatal. DO YOUR RESEARCH. Doctors help

Ways to Prevent: Senior Isolation

There are many benefits we experience everyday with our active, social lives that we don’t even realize we have. From the physical benefits of just being able to get up and go, to the emotional benefits of visiting someone and seeing a happy face, we may not notice that these are the things to contribute

Helping Baby Boomers Pay for Long-Term Care

It won’t come as a surprise to anyone who follows U.S. politics that health care is a big issue. It’s getting bigger every year as more members of the Baby Boom generation enter retirement age, with the attendant increased need for health services. Now, the federal Commission on Long-Term Care is looking into one of