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Problems With Your Hospital Care? Speak Up!

   Seniorhelpdesk.com Healthcare Blog by Emily Bazar and Kaiser Health News    My dad was in excruciating pain over Labor Day weekend, so my mom...

‘Nightmare Bacteria’ Stalk U.S. Hospitals

Seniorhelpdesk.com Healthcare Blog by Liz Szabo and Kaiser Health News Cover photo: Mucoid colonies of the pathogenic multidrug-resistant Klebsiella...

Griffin Hospital and The Valley Senior Services Council Hosts: Series to Help Caregivers Keep Loved Ones Safely Independent

By Alex Stackpole  Griffin Hospital and The Valley Senior Services Council invite caregivers – especially those caring for seniors - to a four-part...

Griffin Hospital to Host a free "Fall Prevention Program" on Friday March 9, 2018 from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm at Griffin Hospital, 130 Division Street in Derby. CT

Seniorhelpdesk.com blog by Alex Stackpole, Griffin Hospital   The Valley Parish Nurse Program at Griffin Hospital and Griffin Hospital Lifeline will...

Volunteers Wanted for Innovative Hospital Elder Life Program at Griffin Hospital

Seniorhelpdesk.com blog by Alex Stackpole, Griffin Hospital The Hospital Elder Life Program (HELP) at Griffin Hospital, 130 Division Street  Derby,...

Problems With Your Hospital Care? Don't Be Afraid To Speak Up!

 Seniorhelpdesk.com Healthcare Blog by Emily Bazar and Kaiser Health News   http://khn.org    My dad was in excruciating pain over Labor Day weekend...

13 Tips to Keep Your Bladder Healthy

Senior Help Desk healthcare blog credited to The National Institute on Aging, part of NIH   www.nia.nih.gov People rarely talk about bladder health,...

Opioids After Surgery Left Her Addicted. Is That A Medical Error?

Seniorhelpdesk.com Healthcare Blog by Martha Bebinger, WBUR and Kaiser Health News   http://khn.org  Cover photo: Katie Herzog takes a walk with her...

Think it’s a stroke? 4 reasons it’s better to call 9-1-1 than drive yourself to the hospital

Senior Help Desk Blog by Lieutenant Commander Erika Odom, Ph.D., M.S., United States Public Health Service and the CDC  https://www.cdc.gov Stroke—...

Stopping Opioid Addiction At One Key Source: The Hospital

Seniorhelpdesk.com Healthcare Blog by Shefali Luthra and Kaiser Health News   http://khn.org  It may not be rocket science, but a group of surgeons...