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Altus Healthcare & Hospice, Inc. talks Hospice Care – LIVING WELL Magazine

Hospice Care: The Medical Communities’ Best Kept Secret

Courtesy Altus Healthcare & Hospice, Inc., North Atlanta LIVING WELL Magazine
The old adage of “doctor knows best” is growing more and more obsolete as the years go by. That isn’t meant to disparage physicians, they do their best; but in general, as patients, we assume our physicians know exactly what we want. And naturally, physicians believe they know what our goals for treatment are––to be cured. […]

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Visiting Angels on medication mismanagement in the elderly – LIVING WELL Magazine

A Healthy Dose of Reality…

Medication Mismanagement in the Elderly

By Jodi Wood, RN, BSN, Visiting Angels, Akron LIVING WELL Magazine
As we age, life can become complicated. Taking medications as prescribed can be complicated and confusing as well. In fact, mismanagement of medications is one of the leading causes for hospital readmissions and death in older adults.
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Penrose-St. Francis Health Services talks women's health care – LIVING WELL Magazine

It’s no secret. Women’s health care is different

By Chris Valentine, Penrose-St. Francis Health Services, Colorado Springs LIVING WELL Magazine
There are conditions that exist only in women, such as pregnancy and menopause; conditions that occur more frequently in women, such as breast cancer and thyroid disease; and conditions that are biologically different in women, such as cardiac disease and osteoporosis. […]

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Regency Home Care of North Atlanta asks "Does Mom Need Help at Home?" – LIVING WELL Magazine

Does Mom Need Help at Home?
By Lou Ann Gregory, Regency Home Care of North Atlanta, North Atlanta LIVING WELL Magazine

Home care services can not only dramatically increase the quality of life for your elderly parents, but can help them maintain their independence with greater safety, security and healthy living. It will also provide the peace-of-mind that you need knowing your loved one is being cared for. […]