Category: MANAGING MEDS AND WORKING WITH MDS

Nursing Services: Professional Help at Home

Your loved one wants to remain at home. But, they need help that only skilled registered nurses provide at a hospital. What are your options? Available Nursing Services Wound care IV medications Medication administration Catheter care If someone needs these services, their doctor may order Home Health services. Medical insurance covers home health visits, as […]

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AskAware How to Stay Out of a Nursing Home

Aware Senior Care and Dr. David Fisher of Doctors Making Housecalls discuss winning strategies for seniors to stay out of nursing and retirement homes and remain independent with proactive planning. #AskAware: How to Stay out of a Nursing Home Today’s guest host for the chat is Dr. David Fisher, Medical Director of Searstone Senior Living […]

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Medication Management Tips for Getting Organized

Why is managing medications so important? Mismanagement can lead to serious complications and prove more costly than preventative measures. We’ve written these helpful tips to get you organized. Personally, we had never thought about whether or not our parents were taking their medications as ordered. After his stepdad Jack’s first stroke, Tim and I stayed […]

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Preparing For Your Doctor’s Visit

Has this ever happened to you? Your loved one calls you numerous times complaining that he or she feels terrible, has pain that won’t go away, can’t sleep or has some other malady that is unbearable. They have a visit with their doctor and then tell you ‘nothing is wrong’ OR You take the time […]

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