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Transitional Care Services: A Rising Referral Option to Reduce Readmissions

The intensely debated Medicare penalties for excessive readmissions have put healthcare professionals across the hospital industry in a difficult position. How can they minimize the number of returning patients without extra funding for the necessary interventions? As many hospitals have found, cooperation with community resources is key.

5 Benefits of Technology to Share with Seniors and Their Caregivers

Impact your clients’ quality of life by sharing these five technological solutions that may help to keep seniors healthy, safe and socially connected while making caregiving tasks less stressful for their family members.

Managing New Medications

When your senior loved one returns home from the hospital, she or he is likely to come home with several new medications. Making sure that these new medications are taken correctly and don't create any adverse effects with existing medications is vital to ensuring your loved one's recovery.

Seniors at Risk with Too Many Doctors

Older adults often find themselves with more than one doctor managing their care. Research shows that seniors can put themselves at risk with multiple medications from several doctors. Check out the practical advice below along with the Home Instead Senior Care network's Senior Emergency KitSM at www.senioremergencykit.com

Vacationing Seniors on Meds Must Take Care to Prepare

Traveling may be complicated for older adults who often are on many medications. That’s why family caregivers who are traveling with seniors or assisting them with vacation plans should be ready to help.

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