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Everything You Need to Know About Guardianship

Approximately 80% of older adults suffer daily from some type of chronic disease. At some point, they need an adult guardian to take care of them. Here’s what you need to know about guardianship. What is Guardianship? An adult guardian helps make critical health care and financial decisions when an older adult is no longer […]

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The 4 Top Skills of Healthcare Advocacy

Healthcare advocacy plays a crucial role in the proper medical care of a patient. The healthcare system is incredibly complex and difficult for many to navigate. Healthcare advocates can help support patients and their families through the system in order to get the best treatment possible. These advocates have developed highly specialized skills that help […]

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Become An Effective Healthcare Advocate With These 4 Tips

The need for a healthcare advocate is growing for seniors. Between 2015 and 2050, the number of those who are 60 years of age and older in the world will double from 12% to an estimated 22%. Chances are you will need to take care of a loved one at some point in your life. […]

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Elder Care Service: Five Roles of Caregivers

Statistics show that there is a great need for caregivers and elder care service providers. The population of individuals aged 60 and over is expected to grow from 12% to 22% between the years 2015 and 2050. Planning now for when a loved one may need some elder care solutions will make the transition easier […]

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Patient Care Advocates for Seniors: A Primer

Based on estimates, the percentage of people over 60 in the world will nearly double in just over the next 30 years. Consider also that more than 20 million seniors in the U.S. are in or near poverty, and that nearly a third of them are dependant on five or more medications, and you will […]

Preparing for At-Home Care: 5 Steps for a Smooth Transition

Healthcare advocacy is the branch of healthcare involved in providing needed health and medical resources to communities and individuals. According to AHRQ.gov, a health advocate is defined as a “hired professional who can ask questions, write down information, and speak up for you [the patient] so you can better understand your illness and get the […]

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Start Planning Your Future Care Today

Don’t Put Off Planning It is very easy to put off planning for your future healthcare needs. For many people, we tend to put off preparing for things unless they are needing attention right that minute. Unfortunately, that is not a smart thing to do when it comes to your healthcare needs. You need to […]

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What Kind of Care Plan Does Your Aging Parent Need?

When it comes time to enlist professional help in the care of your aging loved one, it’s tough to know where to begin. Are they ready for the services that an elder care facility can provide? Is an at-home adult care guardian the best choice? These are common questions, and you’re not alone in asking […]

What Is Long Term Care?

At any age and any state of health, deciphering medical terminologies and treatment methods can be a challenge. When it comes to later-in-life care, a wide variety of options make matters even more confusing. If you or someone you love might be in need of long term care, selecting the right kind of care is […]