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Slowing Down Hospital Discharge Requires Fast Action and Fast Appeals

Seniorhelpdesk.com Healthcare Blog by Judith Graham and Kaiser Health News    http://khn.org   The older gentleman slept quietly as his daughter sat...

Prevention Experts, Eye Doctors Disagree On Vision Tests For Seniors

 Seniorhelpdesk.com Healthcare Blog Credited to Michelle Andrews  and Kaiser Health News    http://khn.org Some doctors and a key group of preventive...

Doctors Ponder Delicate Talks As Medicare Pays For End-Of-Life Counsel

 Seniorhelpdesk.com Healthcare Blog Credited to Phil Galewitz and Kaiser Health News    http://khn.org JUPITER, Florida — She didn’t want to spend...

Hospitals Ramp Up Hyperbaric Therapy For Diabetics, Despite Concerns

Seniorhelpdesk.com Healthcare Blog Credited to Phil Galewitz and Kaiser Health News    http://khn.org Cover photo: A patient is placed in a...

Housing Options Available in Connecticut for Seniors

Senior Help Desk blog credited to the State of Connecticut  Department of Aging Housing Options Available in Connecticut for Seniors The question of...

These Preventive Measures Might Help Delay Dementia Or Cognitive Decline

 Seniorhelpdesk.com Healthcare Blog Credited to Judith Graham and Kaiser Health News    http://khn.org   In a landmark report, scientists have...

Inspector General Warns Public About Social Security Administration Employee Impersonation Scheme

Seniorhelpdesk.com blog credited to Andrew Cannarsa, OIG Communications Director and The  Social Security Administration The Acting Inspector General...

Depression Among Heart Attack Survivors Can Be Deadly, Yet Is Often Ignored

 Seniorhelpdesk.com Healthcare Blog Credited to Liz Szabo and Kaiser Health News    http://khn.org Cover photo: Clyde Boyce’s untreated depression...

Patients With Dementia Present Communication Challenges In Hospice Care

Seniorhelpdesk.com Healthcare Blog Credited to Rachel Bluth and Kaiser Health News    http://khn.org Cover photo: Dementia has left Pauline Finster,...

When Pretend Play Is Real For Alzheimer’s Patients

Seniorhelpdesk.com healthcare blog credited to Ann Gorman and and Kaiser Health News http://khn.org   Photos credited to Heidi de Marco   BEVERLY...