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Magazine articles on caring for elders, and their special health issues.
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November 21, 2005
Mark Morrison
Just Who Is Buying Beverly? A $1.9 billion deal for the nursing home giant Beverly Enterprises raises concerns about patient care. mark for My Articles 6 similar articles
The Motley Fool
November 10, 2005
David Braze
Who Pays for Long-Term Care? In the second of a six-part series, this installment covers what Medicare and Medicaid cover (and don't cover) for long-term care. mark for My Articles 459 similar articles
American Family Physician
October 1, 2005
Crane, Wittink & Doukas
Respecting End-of-Life Treatment Preferences Research suggests that families are the best sources of patients' values and preferences, and that patients will more likely choose a loved one to make future decisions for them than someone who might best articulate their wishes. mark for My Articles 503 similar articles
American Family Physician
October 1, 2005
Advance Directives A consumer guide on planning for how you would make health care choices if you became very sick. mark for My Articles 114 similar articles
October 3, 2005
Howard Gleckman
Medicare: Decisions, Decisions With drug and HMO plans now in the mix, seniors face a raft of complex choices. mark for My Articles 597 similar articles
American Family Physician
July 1, 2005
Shobha S. Rao
Prevention of Falls in Older Patients Physicians caring for older patients should ask about any falls that have occurred in the past year. Assessment should include evaluating the circumstances of the fall and a complete history and physical examination, looking for potential risk factors. mark for My Articles 139 similar articles
American Family Physician
July 1, 2005
How to Prevent Falling A patient/caregiver handout including facts about falls and the elderly, its causes and dangers. mark for My Articles 174 similar articles
Fast Company
March 2005
Chuck Salter
Healthy Alternative Three years ago, we introduced readers to Dr. Bill Thomas who is determined to fix the nursing-home industry with his nonprofit company, Eden Alternative. Now we look at his progress. mark for My Articles 31 similar articles
February 21, 2005
Andrew Park
Between A Rocker And A High Chair The Sandwich Generation -- caring for both parents and kids -- needs a hand. mark for My Articles 85 similar articles
American Family Physician
October 15, 2004
Furman, Rayner & Tobin
Pneumonia in Older Residents of Long-Term Care Facilities Compared with community-dwelling persons, residents in long-term care facilities have more functional disabilities and underlying medical illnesses and are at increased risk of acquiring infectious diseases. Pneumonia is the leading cause of morbidity and mortality in this group. mark for My Articles 167 similar articles
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