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Diabetic Wound Management in Long-Term Care

Diabetic Wound Management in Long-Term Care

Caring for a wound is important for people of any age, but for diabetics, and especially seniors it’s crucial. Older patients living in long term care facilities are often not physically active, and some are completely bed bound. According to the American Diabetes Association (ADA), long term care facilities are host to a larger number […]

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Who Can You Trust to Help Make Your Medicare Decisions? 

Who Can You Trust to Help Make Your Medicare Decisions? 

Deciding which Medicare Advantage or Supplement Plan is right for you is no easy task. There are seemingly endless options from which to choose. So give yourself a break and trust My Senior Health Plan to steer you in the right direction.

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Why Choosing the Ideal Healthcare Proxy is Critical

Why Choosing the Ideal Healthcare Proxy is Critical

This week at the Aging Well Conference in Arlington, I was invited to speak on the critical topic, The Decisions A Health Care Proxy May Make On Your Behalf. I’ve written several times about legal documents and selecting an executor and agent. While researching for the presentation, I came across valuable information on the American […]

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What to consider when choosing an in-home care provider

What to consider when choosing an in-home care provider

If you are looking into hiring an in-home care provider here are some things to consider: Service availability Home health aide schedules vary between agencies. This can impact affordability and convenience when hiring a service. Home for the holidays: Does the agency offer holiday service? Many elderly people celebrate in their own homes, making it […]

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What Happens If You Delay Medicare Coverage? 

What Happens If You Delay Medicare Coverage? 

When most people start Medicare, it begins on the 1st day of the month of their 65th Birthday. Of course, this is not what is the best for everyone. Frequently,  people are choosing to continue working later into life. What Happens If You Delay Medicare Coverage?  In many cases with group insurance there is no need […]

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