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Providing tools and insights into the complexity of Geriatric Care issues for community based support.
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Aging in place with home decor

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Aging in place is an idea behind living in your home comfortably, safely and independently, regardless of age income or ability. Interior Designer Cheryl Hucks stopped by FOX8 to share some ideas o...
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Corticosteroid prescribing in palliative care settings: a retrospective ... - 7thSpace Interactive (press release)

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Eccles launched as 'dementia-friendly' town - BBC News

Eccles launched as 'dementia-friendly' town - BBC News | Geriatric Care Coordination | Scoop.it
BBC News Eccles launched as 'dementia-friendly' town BBC News A woman with dementia has begun a campaign with her husband to make their town "dementia-friendly".
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Slew of changes to health-care law creates more confusion for consumers - Washington Post

Slew of changes to health-care law creates more confusion for consumers - Washington Post | Geriatric Care Coordination | Scoop.it
Slew of changes to health-care law creates more confusion for consumers Washington Post The latest batch of adjustments came Wednesday, when the administration disclosed that it was delaying, once again, the deadline for people with old private...
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Aging in place: Rural seniors seeking housing in their communities - Billings Gazette

Aging in place: Rural seniors seeking housing in their communities - Billings Gazette | Geriatric Care Coordination | Scoop.it
Aging in place: Rural seniors seeking housing in their communities Billings Gazette The Huntley Project Senior Housing Coalition will be holding a clothing exchange on March 22 to raise money for its contribution to a series of studies for senior...
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Fighting for Family Caregivers | Aging in Place

Fighting for Family Caregivers | Aging in Place | Geriatric Care Coordination | Scoop.it
Mike is a 55 year old Mississippian and a family caregiver for his life-long friend Joe who suffered a stroke. Mike has found more emotional strength than he knew he had when the reality hit that ...
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Living with dementia - Alzheimer's Society

Living with dementia - Alzheimer's Society | Geriatric Care Coordination | Scoop.it
Information about living with dementia (Our pages on living with dementia have information that can help make life easier & more enjoyable after a diagnosis http://t.co/3BQTKwwa0R)...
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Are The Economics Of Healthcare Getting You Sick? - Forbes

Are The Economics Of Healthcare Getting You Sick? - Forbes | Geriatric Care Coordination | Scoop.it
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Are The Economics Of Healthcare Getting You Sick?
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Healthcare's formula for profit is different. As Dr.
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Tell CMS to protect appropriate palliative care prescribing | GeriPal - Geriatrics and Palliative Care Blog

Tell CMS to protect appropriate palliative care prescribing | GeriPal - Geriatrics and Palliative Care Blog | Geriatric Care Coordination | Scoop.it
Act now to prevent the adoption of strict, punitive regulations impacting opioid prescribing.
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Aetna CEO Bertolini Outlines 'Creative Destruction' Of Healthcare At HIMSS14 - Forbes

Aetna CEO Bertolini Outlines 'Creative Destruction' Of Healthcare At HIMSS14 - Forbes | Geriatric Care Coordination | Scoop.it
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As CEO of Aetna Aetna – #312 on Forbes Global 2000 list – Mark Bertolini knows something about sustainability.
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Benefits of Geriatric Massage | Massage Therapy for the Elderly

Benefits of Geriatric Massage | Massage Therapy for the Elderly | Geriatric Care Coordination | Scoop.it
Massage therapy can be beneficial for the elderly. Geriatric massage is bodywork with focus on the aging body.
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AP News : Accident rates improving for older drivers

AP News : Accident rates improving for older drivers | Geriatric Care Coordination | Scoop.it
Accident rates improving for older drivers (from @AP) yeh us --- we've had more practice ~ right ! http://t.co/tF1MWZIORV
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The CareGiver Partnership: Telemedicine Brings Health Care Home to Ease ... - PR Web (press release)

The CareGiver Partnership: Telemedicine Brings Health Care Home to Ease ... - PR Web (press release) | Geriatric Care Coordination | Scoop.it
The CareGiver Partnership: Telemedicine Brings Health Care Home to Ease ...
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Obama administration will allow more time to enroll in health care on federal ... - Washington Post

Obama administration will allow more time to enroll in health care on federal ... - Washington Post | Geriatric Care Coordination | Scoop.it
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Reporting in from HIMSS 2014: IT and healthcare take center stage

Reporting in from HIMSS 2014: IT and healthcare take center stage | Geriatric Care Coordination | Scoop.it
I recently had the opportunity to attend the premier annual event for the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society: HIMSS, held this year in Orlando, Florida on February 23-27. Here are some day-by-day ...
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Artists Explore Coordination by Living in Giant Hamster Wheel - NY1

Artists Explore Coordination by Living in Giant Hamster Wheel - NY1 | Geriatric Care Coordination | Scoop.it
NY1 Artists Explore Coordination by Living in Giant Hamster Wheel NY1 Imagine living every minute of every day not being able to make a move unless you coordinate it with someone 20 feet above you.
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Hospitals Gather to Offer Healthcare Marketplace Enrollment Assistance - OzarksFirst.com

OzarksFirst.com Hospitals Gather to Offer Healthcare Marketplace Enrollment Assistance OzarksFirst.com As the deadline for health insurance under the Healthcare Exchange draws closer numerous local agencies are gathering Mar.
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Polypharmacy, medication management big challenges in geriatric health care

Polypharmacy, medication management big challenges in geriatric health care | Geriatric Care Coordination | Scoop.it
CENTER TWP. -- Geriatricians and other medical professionals face a “brave new world” when it comes to treating older patients.
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David Mattioli's curator insight, October 28, 2014 7:31 AM

Medication errors in the elderly are a leading cause of hospitalizations.  This is why care coordination is so vital to improving the health and well being of our elderly population.   Medication reconciliation is one of the most important elements in assessing an older adult.  

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Aging-In-Place with Unviersal Design - LiveSmart Design

Aging-In-Place with Unviersal Design - LiveSmart Design | Geriatric Care Coordination | Scoop.it
of their size, age or ability. A Universal Design home is beautiful with features seamlessly incorporated into the overall design so that it functions better. Flexibility and adaptability are built into the home making aging-in-place ...
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Learning disabilities and dementia - Alzheimer's Society

Learning disabilities and dementia - Alzheimer's Society | Geriatric Care Coordination | Scoop.it
An Alzheimer's Society factsheet on learning disabilities and dementia, including how to provide support for those affected. (People with learning difficulties have an increased risk of developing dementia.
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New HIMSS unit to focus on mobile, home-health market - ModernHealthcare.com

New HIMSS unit to focus on mobile, home-health market - ModernHealthcare.com | Geriatric Care Coordination | Scoop.it
mHealthNews New HIMSS unit to focus on mobile, home-health market ModernHealthcare.com An arm of the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society devoted to promoting mobile health information technology has merged with the Continua Health...
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Improving Quality of Life at the End of Life - dailyRx

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Improving Quality of Life at the End of Life
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Palliative care supports a dying patient's needs at the end of their life. It can address medical issues, such as pain management, as well as spiritual, psychological, emotional and social needs.
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Anaesthesia-Database: Geriatric Trauma and Critical Care

Anaesthesia-Database: Geriatric Trauma and Critical Care | Geriatric Care Coordination | Scoop.it
Geriatric Trauma and Critical Care provides a multidisciplinary overview of the assessment and management of the elderly patient presenting with surgical pathology. By utilizing current literature and evidence-based ...
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New Guidelines Show What a Geriatric Emergency Department Should Look Like | Health AGEnda

New Guidelines Show What a Geriatric Emergency Department Should Look Like | Health AGEnda | Geriatric Care Coordination | Scoop.it
RT @DianeEMeier: New Guidelines for #Geriatric Emergency Department http://t.co/8mCEfgEuE1. Needs to add functional + family assessment!
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Woman signs up for healthcare, faces unexpected bills - News10.net

Woman signs up for healthcare, faces unexpected bills News10.net Aimee Grenfell was thrilled when she was able to sign up for healthcare through Covered California. She'd lost her job in 2013 and was denied coverage by several healthcare insurers.
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The fallacy of insurance versus real health care.
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