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American, Senior Citizens … and Feeling Better!

The third edition of the United Health Foundation’s America’s Health Rankings® Senior Report was recently published, showing that older Americans’ health is improving. The Report indicates positive trends nationwide for senior health, especially for measures that look at whether seniors…

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The Beauty of Aging

As networking professionals in the health care and long term care industry, LTCAdministrator.com has also become a valuable resource for the aging population. We deal with various types of health care models including home health care, short-term rehabilitation, long term…

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Putting the Pieces Together

The 3 most common chronic conditions to plague seniors in assisted living are Alzheimer’s, high blood pressure and heart disease. While 82% of this highly vulnerable population suffers from at least one of these three, there is growing concern about the common…

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Medicare Data Shows 1 in 4 Readmissions Could be Avoided

Hot on the heels of the October 1st assessment of penalties for 2211 hospitals with excessively high readmission rates for patients with heart failure, pneumonia and myocardial infarction, MedPAC released information on Friday that points the finger again at avoidable…

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Your “Off Day” May be the Day to Get to the ER

What can you do to detect a heart attack early on and prevent fatal results? Too Many symptoms of a heart attack go unrecognized or are often overlooked by the patient as an ‘off’ day. Innocuous looking symptoms include, indigestion,…

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Five More Years if You’re a Smiler at Heart

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Stop Treating The MRI

The baby boomers have entered the orthopedic surgery stage, bringing the overall statistics of orthopedic surgery in America to a new level! In 2009 Americans ages 45 to 64 had approximately 116,000 hip replacements, and 97,000 knee replacements between 2004…

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Hire a Manager for your Depression!

Is your holiday season this year going to be merry? According to an article published by The Wall Street Journal the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says that, “close to 8% of people 50 and older are report current…

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Live Long and Prosper?

Living longer is, as Martha Stewart would say, “A good thing.”  Living longer and maintaining a high quality of life through those later years is a really good thing and a recent report from the Federal Interagency Forum on Aging-Related…

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Need a New Hip? Check the Joint Registry First

806,000 hip and knee implants were performed in the US in 2007 – that’s double the amount done a decade earlier. However, a 2007 study demonstrates that 7% of Medicare patients who underwent a hip replacement required another replacement hip…

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