Returning Home after Illness, Injury or Accident – Think Positive

Physical therapists often say that a positive mental attitude of the patient is important to obtain positive patient outcomes.  How does a patient develop and maintain a positive mental attitude when it comes to physical therapy? Most people are born with a mental disposition; the glass is either half full or half empty.  Where a […]

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4 Main Services Patient Care Advocates Provide

Approximately 68% of seniors today grapple with the issues of at least two or more chronic diseases. This can be quite overwhelming and frustrating to manage. A healthcare advocate can assist seniors with the resources they need to take proper care of their health and overall well being. Here are the four main types of […]

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Five Stress Reduction Tips For Seniors

Stress has a way of bleeding into other areas of our lives. That is especially true for aging Americans. A bad day here and there is normal. Persistent worrying, anxiety, and stress–on the other hand–affects your health. According to WebMD, “Forty-three percent of all adults suffer adverse health effects from stress.” These effects may include […]

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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, 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 […]