Tag Archives: Elder care

Drugs and Medical Devices that Seniors Need To Be Aware of

by Jennifer Mesko Drugs and medical devices play an important part in senior health care, but many carry risks. There are several drugs and medical devices that seniors need to be aware of, including some diabetes drugs, certain hip implants … Continue reading

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Would These 3 Steps Prevent Elder Abuse?

We know what safe, gentle, patient, compassionate care looks like and there are many organizations that promote a vision/mission that includes a description.  When examples of abuse hit the mainstream, as with this news report video from Spring 2013 and … Continue reading

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