Archives: December 2016

Hospitals miss opportunities to improve senior health

This is a blog from my Hospital Impact article in September. I included the first paragraph then please link to th original material. Thanks. I recently detailed, in a Huffington Post blog post, the amazing disconnect among physicians caring for my mom during her last hospitalization prior to her passing on June 2. In...

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Finding The Right Medical Alert Systems

Finding The Right Medical Alert Systems The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that one-in-four American seniors will experience a fall each year, among other emergencies. And, according to the AARP, 90% of seniors want to be self-sufficient for as long as possible. Therefore, having reliable emergency alert systems is...

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The Top Scams Targeting Seniors And What To Do About Them

Reprinted from my Huffington Post Blog Our senior citizens are often the most vulnerable to identity theft, which can damage reputations and wipe out life savings in an instant. A Met Life Mature Market Institute review of Senior Identity Theft estimates that elderly victims lose $2.9 billion annually to fraud....

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