Tag Archives: medicine

Increase Medicare Home, Nursing and Lab Services???

Medicare does not charge a copay for patients whose doctors prescribe home health care for the first 20 days in a skilled nursing facility.  Several proposals would require a copay for home health care, including one that would require a payment of … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , | 2 Comments

Ok men…Off the couch!

According to an article by Nancy Churnin in the Dallas Morning News men don’t exercise enough…or at all.  More than 60% of American adults are not regularly active, and 25% are not active at all.  This heightens the risk of a … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

The New Old Age

Continuing our exploration of blogs on aging. Today:  The New Old Age is an inspiring blog from the New York Times and offers insights into aging issues for those who are older.  It’s about what makes old age rewarding, and … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Aging blog

The Baby Boomer generation is aging.  There will be an explosion in the field of gerontology.  How we age is an interesting subject to the health profession, and the scientific community.  If you get into a career in that field … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Grief

Bronnie Ware is an Australian nurse who spent several years caring for patients in the last 12 weeks of their lives.  She wrote about their dying regrets in a blog called INSPIRATION AND CHAI and has a book called THE … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment