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The Mini Mental Status Exam is an effective and useful screening tool to test for cognitive decline associated with Alzheimer's Dementia. Understand the test scores of the mini mental.
The use of bed alarms can keep the elderly safe at night and provide you with peace of mind. Learn how to effectively use a bed alarm and where to find them.
Learn how to stop diarrhea in the elderly. Loss of bodily fluids can easily lead to dehydration in the geriatric population. Stop diarrhea before complications occur.
Foley catheter care is vital to preventing complications in the long term use of an indwelling catheter. This care guide will simplify and highlight all important aspects.
Finding blood in stool is always a cause for concern. Learn the common causes and what the specific concerns are for the elderly population.
The cause of black stool needs to be investigated. Find some common causes of dark stool and what you can do about it.
Medicare benefits for home health care can help keep you or your loved one at home. An easy guide to understanding which is the best Medicare supplement, eligibility, the donut hole and tips on ....
Many are used to waiting until Christmas to make an changes to their Medicare plans during open enrollment. That will not work this year.
Open enrollment has been set by the government. It is during open enrollment that you can make changes to Medicare Part D and Medicare Advantage Plans.
For the 2012 benefit year, open enrollment will be between October 15 and December 7.
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Medicare eligibility is relatively straight forward. Determining your eligibility for Medicare and learning how to apply for Medicare is vital to assure you get all the benefits you're entitled to ..
Medicare Part A and B coverage becomes available in most instances after a person turns 65. This is the best time to apply for Medicare and review your Medicare eligibility. Understand basic benefits,
Humana Medicare supplement is one of the best Medicare supplement plans and is available in many states. They offer not only supplemental Medicare insurance, but also Medicare Part D.
Medicare supplement plans offer many options. But before you can choose, you will need to understand Medicare supplemental insurance plans and what they cover. Medicare supplement rates vary between..
The Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health is conducting the first US multi-site clinical trial to determine if Alzheimer's Disease can be identified through an inexpensive blood test.
Current tests are limited to CT, MRI and other magnetic testing along with post-mortem tissue sampling to determine if the disease is present.
An inexpensive blood test that could be used as a screening tool could change the way Alzheimer's is diagnosed and could lead to early treatment for those testing positive.
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Mutual of Omaha Medicare Supplement offers one of the best Medicare supplements available. Review what they offer in Medigap insurance coverage and see if this is the right one for you.
AARP Medicare supplement insurance plans help cover some of the expenses not covered by Medicare alone. Choosing the right plan is important to assure you have adequate coverage when you need it the m