My family has been fortunate to not have had a family member spend a considerable time in the nursing home. For families who have not been as fortunate, the whole experience can be a devastating one; emotionally and financially. For those who were fortunate enough to have taken out a long term care policy, they... Show More Summary
Editor’s Note: Chris Holbert is the CEO of SecuraTrac, a provider of GPS-enabled mobile health and safety solutions focused on senior safety, employee well-being. Prior to starting SecuraTrac in 2008, Chris was the COO and CIO of LaunchPad Communications, served as the CIO for North American Scientific, Inc. Show More Summary
Hospital for Special Surgery is giving new meaning to the term "patient care." The hospital took patients with cerebral palsy and other physical conditions on an adaptive surfing trip on Long Island.
A young woman shared a brilliant insight into what she perceives as a long term eating disorder. She said, “I think I eat until I am so full that I want to burst, because I don’t feel fulfilled in my life.” She is talented, caring, ...
The following is a guest contributed post from Chris Holbert, CEO of SecuraTrac. Wearable technologies have been widely adopted by consumers to measure and track aspects of health. Bracelets can track steps and calorie burn, clothing can measure heart rate and VO2 levels. Show More Summary
The Falcons want to be known as a team that takes care of their stars
(University of Plymouth) People with long term conditions, multiple long term conditions and those at the end of life could see their care better tailored to their needs, as the first openly-available comprehensive resource of measures relating to patient experience and person centered care is published in a single guide for health service commissioners.
The use of opioids in management of cancer pain and palliative care is widely accepted. The use of opioids to treat chronic non-cancer pain is more controversial. Some of the consequences of long term opioid therapy are physical and psychological dependence, abuse, and addiction. Show More Summary
The defining feature of the Senate Republican health care bill is that, over the long term, it would absolutely decimate Medicaid—moreso even than the House legislation passed last month. And it accomplishes this wrecking job with surprising efficiency, a mere six lines of text in a 142-page document. Here's what that translates to. Show More Summary
First! Americans are living longer and that very well could include you. If there is one thing you need to know about long-term care it's that it's REALLY EXPENSIVE. Video provided by TheStreet
The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research poll on long-term care was conducted March 2-29 by NORC at the University of Chicago, with funding from the SCAN Foundation. It … Click to Continue »
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's first full budget calls for deep cuts to popular health insurance programs that are part of the social safety net. It also doesn't address Medicare's long term financial problems, but it targets the much smaller Children's Health Insurance Program, or CHIP. [...]Show More Summary
The physical and psychological impact of female genital mutilation / cutting (FGM/C) can be substantial, long term, and irreversible. Parts of the health sector in Australia have developed guidelines in the ma...
Two weeks and several political disasters ago, the House of Representatives passed the American Health Care Act of 2017, and soon lists of “pre-existing conditions” festooned news feeds. We all ticked off a few. But
Forget about terms like Empire, Republic, and Rebellion. The Star Wars Scum & Villainy Art Print features a group of guys and gals who don’t care who the good guys or bad guys are as long as the check clears and the price is right. [...]
Blac Chyna Covers Cosmopolitan Magazine From the pole to the cover of magazines! Blac Chyna is opening up on her tumultuous relationship with Rob Kardashian on the pages of Cosmopolitan Magazine next month. In the issue, Chyna details the circumstances
After seeing their parents need Long Term Care, Richard and Barbara Adams searched for answers. It was the fall of 2008 when Richard and Barbara Adams, recent retirees from the Buffalo School District and a former sales executive atShow More Summary
Get your tissues ready. In this touching video posted on Youtube by user Jeremiah Nichol, his grandmother Helen's long term caregiver, Nurse Isabelle, beautifully sings to Helen in her final days. Isabelle took time out of her day off to visit Helen one last time when she heard that Helen would soon pass. Show More Summary
The Chiefs took care of a little offseason business on Monday by signing long snapper James Winchester to a contract extension. Winchester’s agent Ken Sarnoff made the announcement on Twitter. No financial terms or length were included in the announcement. Winchester has played every game for the Chiefs over the last two seasons and was…
We have all heard it before, packaged in various phrases and sentences. However, allow us to make one more exception. We, at one point in our lives, would need care services after 65. It may be at home or a facility, but 70% of people...Show More Summary