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It's time to plan your long-term care – Neighbor Insurance Services, Inc., LIVING WELL Magazine

It’s Time to Plan Your Long-Term Care

Courtesy Neighbor Insurance Services, Inc., Linn County LIVING WELL Magazine
No one ever wants to think about needing long-term care, whether it is at home or in a nursing home. But, the odds of needing long-term care are high; at least 70% of people over age 65 will require long-term care services at some point in their lives. Long-term care services may include help with activities of daily living: home health care, respite care, hospice care, adult day care, care in a nursing home, or care in an assisted living facility. They may also include care management services, which will evaluate your needs, coordinate and monitor the delivery of long-term care services. […]

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Bayada Nurses on Diabetes Care in the Home – LIVING WELL Magazine

DIABETES CARE IN THE HOME

Courtesy Bayada Nurses, East Denver LIVING WELL Magazine

Diabetes mellitus is a metabolic disease process in which a person has high blood glucose (hyperglycemia), either because the body does not produce enough insulin, or because cells do not respond to the insulin that is produced. This high blood sugar produces the classic symptoms of polyuria (frequent urination), polydipsia (increased thirst) and polyphagia (increased hunger). […]