If you have a loved one in the hospital, you may not know how to prepare for their return home. After a hospital stay or surgery, it is essential to be in comfortable surroundings and to follow all discharge instructions to help in the recovery process.
Many older adults rely on home-delivered meals to help them recover after a hospital stay or manage chronic conditions. Before selecting a home-delivered meal provider, you may want to learn how they prepare their food:
Father’s Day is a special time to celebrate so many of the important men in our lives, but with a pandemic still in full swing, things may look a little different this year. That’s why we’ve pulled together some ideas to, well, come together during these unique circumstances. From virtual tours to a celebratory dinner at home, the possibilities are still endless!
Hospitals and healthcare systems are addressing the Social Determinants of Health for their patients throughout the continuum of care. Studies show that social, economic, and environmental factors are contributing factors to patient health.
(This blog has been updated from its original April, 2019 posting).
Aging can be a scary time for many. The way we look, feel, and act does evolve over the years. But, that doesn’t mean that your best is all in the past!
For your members who are in isolation and are having allergy symptoms, earaches, flu, or mental health issues, telemedicine may be the best option to seek medical help. Public health experts, doctors, and hospitals are encouraging telemedicine as the solution to keep patients safe and yet receive proper medical attention. For non-emergency ailments, consulting with a health care professional via computer, smartphone, or tablet is an easy and secure way for them to obtain treatment.
The COVID-19 pandemic is causing anxiety and worry to millions around the world. Caregivers and those living with older adults may be dealing with those who are experiencing extra worry and stress.
Privacy protection, particularly in the world of healthcare, remains a primary concern for health plans, patients, and their families, especially as more systems and technology platforms compromise records.