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Overdruged Seniors

A Startling Cause of Misdiagnosed Dementia By Jeff Anderson on October 24, 2012 Jeff Anderson | October 24, 2012 More Look in any senior’s medicine cabinet and you’ll likely see a vast assortment of pharmaceuticals. In 2010, the Kaiser Foundation … Continue reading

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The Crushin Costs of Care

The Crushing Cost of Care A small percentage of challenging cases, often at the end of life, make up the great bulk of Medicare spending on hospital care. Are we anywhere close to containing the costs? Article Video Interactive Graphics … Continue reading

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Health care wanted in United States Bayport NY 1177

2My parents are in there late 80’s.  My father needs someone to  help him  take his medicine drive him to the store and to see his friends and family drive him to the doctors clean the house cook some meals … Continue reading

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Times article: retitled Health Centers are Dangerous

In State Care, 1,200 Deaths and Few Answers Steve Jacobs/Times Union A 2009 fire at a group home in Wells, N.Y., that killed four disabled residents revealed shortcomings in staff training and safety standards. By DANNY HAKIM and RUSS BUETTNER … Continue reading

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Nusing Homes Seeks Exemptions from OBAMA CARE

  The Nursing homes  industry is lobbying congress saying that they cannot pay Health care workes’ insurance;  the same insurance that allows the industry to function. Nursing Homes Seek Exemptions From Health Law Rick Scibelli Jr. for The New York … Continue reading

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Long Term Health Care Insurance, approx $110 per month

Public option for long-term are insurance faces challenges Posted on 17 March 2011 The public option for long-term care insurance is on the run. The Community Living Assistance Services and Support plan (CLASS for short) was a little-noticed provision of … Continue reading

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Home Care check-ins to full 24/7 Care

At icertainti we check.  Like when you check your kids. Like when you see if you turn the stove off. Like when you are on vacation. How did we come to this? How did we start checkin?  Well when you have … Continue reading

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