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How To Fight For Yourself At The Hospital — And Avoid Readmission

Seniorhelpdesk.com Healthcare Blog by Judith Graham and Kaiser Health News    http://khn.org  ​   Everything initially went well with Barbara Charnes...

By Law, Hospitals Now Must Tell Medicare Patients When Care Is ‘Observation’ Only

Seniorhelpdesk.com Healthcare Blog  By Susan Jaffe  and Kaiser Health News    http://khn.org Cover Under a new federal law, hospitals across the...

10 Ways to Reduce Patient Readmissions

  Seniorhelpdesk.com Healthcare Blog Credited to Vitas Healthcare  https://www.vitas.com Communication and collaboration are the keys to reducing...

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...

Avoidable Sepsis Infections Send Thousands Of Seniors To Gruesome Deaths

Shana Dorsey is suing Lakeview Rehabilitation and Nursing Center, alleging it neglected to properly care for her father. He developed a massive...

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,...