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

Author: Senior Help Desk Publish Date: March 06, 2019
By Law, Hospitals Now Must Tell Medicare Patients When Care Is ‘Observation’ Only Seniorhelpdesk.com Healthcare Blog  By Susan Jaffe  and Kaiser...

For Seniors, Medicare's Obesity-Counseling Benefit Goes Largely Unused

Author: Senior Help Desk Publish Date: March 06, 2019
For Seniors, Medicare's Obesity-Counseling Benefit Goes Largely Unused   Seniorhelpdesk.com Healthcare Blog By Phil Galewitz and Kaiser Health News...

"Care Decisions Connecticut" mission is to improve palliative/hospice care and quality of life for persons in Connecticut with serious illnesses​

Author: Senior Help Desk Publish Date: March 06, 2019
​The goal of Care Decisions Connecticut is to improve palliative/hospice care and quality of life for persons in Connecticut with serious illnesses. ...

Alzheimer's Association Connecticut Chapter Presents: The 22nd Annual Dementia Education Conference is ONE MONTH AWAY! On Thursday, April 4, 2019 Mohegan Sun Earth Expo & Convention Center Uncasville, CT

Author: Senior Help Desk Publish Date: March 06, 2019
Alzheimer's Association Connecticut Chapter Presents: The  22nd Annual Dementia Education Conference is ONE MONTH AWAY!  On Thursday, April 4, 2019...

Dementia Friends USA is a global movement that is changing the way people think, act, and talk about dementia

Author: Senior Help Desk Publish Date: March 05, 2019
Dementia Friends USA is a global movement that is changing the way people think, act, and talk about dementia.  We are the U.S. licensee of the...

The Amity Teen Center Medical Loan Closet provides medical equipment and supplies to those in need!​

Author: Senior Help Desk Publish Date: March 04, 2019
The Amity Teen Center Medical Loan Closet  is a non-profit, student-run organization. Our Mission is to help our local community by providing a free...

Seniors Aging In Place Turn To Devices And Helpers, But Unmet Needs Are Common

Author: Senior Help Desk Publish Date: March 04, 2019
Seniorhelpdesk.com Healthcare Blog by Judith Graham and Kaiser Health News​​ About 25 million Americans who are aging in place rely on help from...

Who to Contact: Social Security or Medicare?

Author: Senior Help Desk Publish Date: March 04, 2019
By Darlynda Bogle, Acting Assistant Deputy Commissioner Social Security Administration Sometimes it’s confusing to know who to contact and for what....

Seniors Steamed Over Cuts To SilverSneakers Fitness Program

Author: Senior Help Desk Publish Date: March 04, 2019
  Seniorhelpdesk.com Healthcare Blog by Judith Graham and Kaiser Health News​ John Garland Graves was taken aback when he walked into his...

FREE - 6 Week Training for Family Caregivers

Author: Linda Ziac Publish Date: March 04, 2019
Support is Just a Phone Call Away!   FREE - 6 Week Training for Family Caregivers Tuesdays, March 12th to April 16th​ 5:00-7:00 pm City of Stamford...

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