An Aging Population And Growing Disease Burden Will Require A Large And Specialized Health Care Workforce By 2025

As the US population ages, the increasing prevalence of chronic disease and complex medical conditions will have a significant impact on future health care systems. Based on changing demographic characteristics and expanded medical coverage under the Affordable Care Act, the demand for adult primary care services will grow by approximately 14 percent between 2013 and
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What To Do When Our Aging Parents Won’t Take Our Advice

Our parents always asked that we listen to them, but what happens when they refuse to listen to us? Some adult children are finding that their parents don’t always know best when it comes to their diet, driving, housing, medication and more. Research out of Penn State University, the New Jersey Institute for Successful Aging and the Rowan University
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National Skilled Nursing Care Week 2019: Live Soulfully

2019 Observance Dates: May 12-18 What are you doing for yourself and others every day? What makes you happy? How are you contributing to your happiness and the happiness of others?  Every day, skilled nursing centers assist our seniors and people with disabilities in living their happiest and best lives. Whether it’s planting, cooking, reading or
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Senior Rehabilitation Centers: What Are They?

If your parent or loved one is having surgery or they’ve been in the hospital, it’s likely they’ll be referred to an in-patient rehabilitation center to help them recover. You may be wondering what their stay will be like and how their days will be structured. Regardless of whether they’re in for a few days
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Exercises For Senior Citizens To Keep Active and Healthy

The older you get, the more important strength, agility, power, and lean mass become in maintaining your health. Most seniors expect strength and all the other elements of physical ability to decrease but exercise is good for just about everyone, including senior citizens. There are four different types of exercises:  Aerobic, or endurance, activities to
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Moving Your Senior Loved One Into Rehabilitation

After your senior loved one is discharged from the hospital, they may still need care from a short-term or long-term rehabilitation center but there may be complications during the admission process that cause them to be readmitted into the hospital. However, here are some steps to help identify high-risk admissions to rehab or home health
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