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Three Fundamental Keys to Reducing Hospital Readmission Rates

By Christy Swadkins | Oct 31, 2018 | Comments Off on Three Fundamental Keys to Reducing Hospital Readmission Rates

Three Fundamental Keys to Reducing Hospital Readmission Rates: It doesn’t matter who has been hospitalized. It could be you or it could be an aging parent. It might be a spouse. Maybe it’s an adult child, friend, or neighbor.

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What Benefit Is There to Work So Hard for Recovery When You’re ‘Elderly’?

By Valerie VanBooven RN BSN | Aug 20, 2018 | Comments Off on What Benefit Is There to Work So Hard for Recovery When You’re ‘Elderly’?

Pushing through a lengthy recovery is going to be difficult. It’s going to tax a person’s physical and mental limits. When a person is considered elderly, it may be more challenging to get them to work so hard with a physical therapist, to change their diet, or even exercise, and hope is a difficult commodity…

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What Benefit Is There to Work So Hard for Recovery When You’re ‘Elderly’?

By Hilary Eldridge | Aug 20, 2018 | Comments Off on What Benefit Is There to Work So Hard for Recovery When You’re ‘Elderly’?

Pushing through a lengthy recovery is going to be difficult. It’s going to tax a person’s physical and mental limits. When a person is considered elderly, it may be more challenging to get them to work so hard with a physical therapist, to change their diet, or even exercise, and hope is a difficult commodity…

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Ways Seniors Can Get in Better Physical Shape Through Exercise

By Greg Banks | Jul 23, 2018 | Comments Off on Ways Seniors Can Get in Better Physical Shape Through Exercise

In his youth, John was once a physically active individual. He played sports, kept up with his weight training, exercised regularly, and had a pretty good diet. As he got older, though, things changed, as they do so often for many of us. A change in diet, even subtly so, lays the groundwork for more changes in the future. Before he realized it, he was considered a ‘senior’ and his physical conditioning was, as he would estimate, atrocious. When he was hospitalized, he knew recovery was going to take longer than it should have, mostly because he had given up on regular exercises.

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The Truth About Recovery for Seniors So Many Families Don’t Want to Admit

By Jon Fedele | Jul 16, 2018 | Comments Off on The Truth About Recovery for Seniors So Many Families Don’t Want to Admit

Following a hospitalization, recovery could take a matter of days, weeks, months, or years. There are numerous factors that would go into determining just how long recovery might take. Age is one of the most crucial factors, and certainly the reason for the hospitalization is going to make a difference. Many doctors admonish their patients…

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Four Signs an Aging Family Member Is Actually at Risk of a Readmission to the Hospital

By Susan Di Michele | Jul 9, 2018 | Comments Off on Four Signs an Aging Family Member Is Actually at Risk of a Readmission to the Hospital

It’s not always easy to see, but sometimes there are signs indicating a person we care about is at risk of being injured, dealing with a serious health emergency, or some other situation. When an aging parent or even a grandparent has been hospitalized, they will hopefully be discharged. When that happens, the recovery process…

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