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What Is Respite Care and Why Should You Consider It?

When it comes to finding caregivers for senior relatives, there are a variety of different kinds of care professionals. Besides part-time and full-...
Publish Date: February 10, 2017

Business Succession and Exit Planning

One of the more interesting facts that a recent survey of family businesses uncovered was that over half of the businesses polled had multiple family...
Publish Date: February 02, 2017

CDC REPORTS: New Study Shows Many Patients Not Receiving Right Type of Antibiotics

  CDC Article credited to Guest authors: Adam Hersh, MD, PhD and Jeffrey Linder, MD, MPH, FACP   Prescribing the right antibiotic for a patient’s...
Publish Date: October 24, 2016

REVERSE MORTGAGES

Welcome to Province Mortgage Associates Province Mortgage Associates is a provider of Reverse Mortgages for residents of RI, MA, CT and NH. We...
Author: msavenelli
Publish Date: October 06, 2016

Care Managers Provide Access and Advocacy for the Elderly

Walter Cronkite said, “America’s health care system is neither healthy, caring, nor a system.” So when trauma, injury or illness occurs, the elderly ...
Author: RegalCares
Publish Date: July 14, 2016

Dog Walking Good For Seniors

Walking Fido Is Doggone Good for Your Health Host of benefits unleashed for older folks, researchers find WebMD News from HealthDay By Alan Mozes...
Author: alevine14
Publish Date: June 15, 2016

How OxyContin became America’s most widely abused prescription drug

Article credited to Harriet Ryan, Lisa Girion and Scott Glover, Los Angeles Times (TNS) The drugmaker Purdue Pharma launched OxyContin two decades...
Author: Jay Jaser
Publish Date: May 24, 2016

Hospital discharge: It’s one of the most dangerous periods for patients

Article credited to Jordan Rau April 29 at 4:05 PM Joyce Oyler (left) died because of medication mistakes by a Missouri pharmacy and home health...
Author: Jay Jaser
Publish Date: April 30, 2016

Are You a Senior Citizen Struggling with Vision Loss?

Article credited to The American Council of the Blind  Our Mission: The American Council of the Blind strives to increase the independence, security...
Author: Jay Jaser
Publish Date: April 28, 2016

Insomnia appears to damage the brain’s communication networks

Article Credited to: BY RADIOLOGICAL SOCIETY OF NORTH AMERICA ON APRIL 5, 2016 Using a sophisticated MRI technique, researchers have found...
Author: Jay Jaser
Publish Date: April 09, 2016

7 Early Signs of Type 2 Diabetes

Article Credited to: Written by Anna Schaefer Medically Reviewed by Peggy Pletcher, MS, RD, LD, CDE on January 21, 2016 Type 2 diabetes is a...
Author: Jay Jaser
Publish Date: April 09, 2016

Province Mortgage Associates Inc. Reverse Mortgages

  Is A Reverse Mortgage right for you?   No monthly mortgage payments are required with a reverse mortgage  the homeowners only have to pay for...
Author: msavenelli
Publish Date: April 04, 2016

Is Grandma's Aide a Criminal?

According to Genworth Financials’ 2014 report, Floridian’s spend an average of $40,612 per year on in- home companion care services, another $42,000...
Author: RAHBoynton
Publish Date: April 03, 2016

How palliative care helps people with Parkinson’s

Parkinson's is a substantially life altering disease that requires much attention and care.. On Jan. 22, the Fallbrook Parkinson’s Support Group...
Publish Date: March 14, 2016

Some Expert Advice for Older Adults Choosing Eating Plans

Managing a consistent and easy to follow diet can help with maintaining positive health within older adults. Here is some expert advice on the best...
Publish Date: March 14, 2016