Tag Archives: aging-in-place

Preventing Hospital Admissions… and Readmissions

Hospital admission prevention is worth a pound of medical bills. Hospital readmission is a serious issue.  Unnecessary hospitalization of seniors can put them at risk for hospital-acquired infections, like pnuemonia, a leading cause of death in the aged. Professionals who … Continue reading

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Let’s Talk About Incontinence: PART 2: Causes and Symptoms

Urinary incontinence can affect your quality of life and your mood. You may become depressed and be afraid to go out and enjoy your usual activities because you worry about not finding a bathroom in time and having an “accident”… Continue reading

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Let’s Talk About Incontinence: Part 1

Let’s Talk About Incontinence is part of a multi part series, sponsored by the caregiver certification company, CertifiedCare, discussing the prevalent conditions, symptoms, and treatment best practices related to urinary and bowel incontinence in older people… Continue reading

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The need to listen to home care workers

By Moshe Z. Marvit Tom Wolf isn’t trying to set up a union; he’s trying to help Pennsylvania’s elderly and disabled citizens On Feb. 27, Gov. Tom Wolf issued an executive order aimed at improving the quality of care that … Continue reading

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Community Based At Home Care Programs

BACKGROUND Researchers estimate that 19.6 percent of seniors hospitalized were readmitted within 30 days of discharge, in part due to the failure to adequately attend to the care transition at discharge. Nurses have long asked how the transition from hospital … Continue reading

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Momentum Builds for Scope-of-Practice Reform

As the population ages, a growing number of older adults and their families could benefit from the wide range of services that Advanced Practice Registered Nurses, APRNs, especially the nation’s estimated 154,000 nurse practitioners (NPs), can deliver. These nurses have … Continue reading

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