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Your Guide to Age-Related Sleep Changes

By: eCaringCategory :General Health    January 20, 2014

Sleep is one of the body’s essential functions from childhood to late life. Restful sleep promotes healthy cognitive functioning, healing, and much more. One of the biggest myths regarding aging and sleep is that older adults require less rest. Just like their younger counterparts, medical professionals recommend seniors should log a solid eight hours each […]

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No Medicare, No Problem: Baby Boomers and The Affordable Care Act

By: eCaringCategory :Policy    January 15, 2014

This post is by Michael Cahill of the Vista Health Solutions Blog. The term baby boomers covers a broad range of people born between the years 1946 and 1964, meaning that today in 2013 they could be anywhere between 49 and 67. While some of this generation are either about to, or have, enrolled in Medicare, the […]

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4 Ways Technology Is Forever Changing Caregiving

By: eCaringCategory :Technology    January 13, 2014

This article first appeared on The Care Company blog. You’re a responsible, hard-working caregiver. You try to be all things to everyone – even at the expense of your own health and wellbeing. Yet, despite your best efforts, it’s impossible for you to be in a million different places at the same time. If there was […]

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Majority of Seniors Want Digital Tools to Manage Their Health

By: eCaringCategory :Technology    January 8, 2014

As the aging population booms, tech-savvy seniors are turning to technology for long-term solutions for managing their health and independence. According to a new survey by Accenture, 57% of seniors are seeking tools to manage their health care remotely, however, only one-third of health care providers offer such capability. These results bolster support for real-time, […]

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The PCMH and Home Care Data: An Interview with Melissa McCormack

By: eCaringCategory :Technology    December 16, 2013

The Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) Model is a new approach which seeks to enhance care coordination and community-based care. To learn more about how health care data fits into the PCMH model and how the new approach will helps seniors, we spoke with PCMH specialist Melissa McCormack of Software Advice, a source for medical systems comparisons.  How does […]

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