Category 'Government'

The Financial Downside of Family Caregiving

Caring at home for an aging loved one is an honorable and rewarding role. Yet, caregiving is not without emotional and physical challenges, and sometimes, deep financial sacrifices.

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Cooperative Caregiver Siblings; Hospital Observation Care Can Be Pricey for Medicare Patients

These and other stories are in the October edition of the Caring Right at Home e-newsletter, providing information, advice and support for adult caregiving.

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Falls Are No. 1 Cause of Spinal Cord Injuries; Dementia Care Costs More Than Cancer and Heart Disease

These and other stories are in the September edition of the Caring Right at Home e-newsletter, providing information, advice and support for adult caregiving.

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Seniors Can Visit National Parks on the Cheap

For just $10, seniors can purchase a lifetime access pass to more than 2,000 federal recreation sites, national parks and national wildlife refuges.

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World Health Day Is April 7

Every year on April 7, the World Health Organization sponsors World Health Day to focus international attention on global health issues.

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Right at Home Seeks to Reduce Hospital Readmissions

With one in five Medicare patients returning to the hospital within 30 days of release, the U.S. government is now financially penalizing hospitals with high readmittance rates. While imposing these penalties on hospitals, the government also is trying to solve the issue.

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Do Seniors Experience Unnecessary Pain?

These and other stories are in the November edition of the Caring Right at Home e-newsletter, providing information, advice and support for adult caregiving.

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Are Family Caregivers an Endangered Species?

These and other stories are in the October edition of the Caring Right at Home e-newsletter, providing information, advice and support for adult caregiving.

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Older Workers Are a National Treasure

These and other stories are in the September edition of the Caring Right at Home e-newsletter, providing information, advice and support for adult caregiving.

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Trace Your Ancestry Using the Internet

Discovering more about your ancestors from decades past can be an enjoyable and educational project. Tracing your lineage may even surprise you with insights into your own personality, likes, dislikes and customs.

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