Tag Archives: health care

How Will We Support the Rapidly Growing Elderly Population?

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How Will We Support the Rapidly Growing Elderly Population?

In this ever-changing society where individuals are living longer and post-World War IIgroup of elderly people baby boomers are reaching the age of 65 or older, the prevention and treatment of diseases are becoming more complex. Because of this, the need for an efficient and affordable health care delivery systems is greater than ever. According [...]

6 Tips for Taking on the Costs of Alzheimer’s Care

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6 Tips for Taking on the Costs of Alzheimer’s Care

Most adults fail to think ahead when it comes to long-term care for conditions like Alzheimer’s. However, planning for these costs can save patients and caregivers so much stress in the future. Here are some steps you may want to take when tackling the costs of Alzheimer’s care. Determine Your Out of Pocket Expenses The [...]

Flu Season is Here – Start Protecting Yourself Today

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Flu Season is Here – Start Protecting Yourself Today

Flu season is upon us, and the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) encourages everyone six months of age and older to get a flu vaccine. Flu vaccination can reduce flu illnesses, visits to the doctor, and missed work and school, as well as prevent flu-related hospitalizations. Bottom line: the more people who get [...]

Dementia and Alzheimer’s Disease: Just the Facts

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Dementia and Alzheimer’s Disease: Just the Facts

Dementia and Alzheimer's disease are claiming more and more lives every day, despite continuing research and treatment breakthroughs. In spite of the numbers, the general public has a low level of understanding when it comes to various types of dementia, causes, and available treatments. For this reason, and a variety of others, many family members [...]

Uniting Together to End Tuberculosis

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Uniting Together to End Tuberculosis

Today, on World Tuberculosis Day, we want to take a moment to talk about this potentially deadly disease that affects more than one third of the world’s population. Mycobacterium tuberculosis (TB) bacillus was first identified in 1882, a discovery for which Dr. Robert Koch later received a Nobel Prize. Although TB is now preventable and [...]

Stay Healthy this Flu Season

Posted by Amy Lewkovich on
Stay Healthy this Flu Season

Flu season is upon us and, as is the case every year, the Centers for Disease Control and get_your_flu_shot.jpgPrevention (CDC) encourages everyone to get a flu vaccine. Flu vaccination can reduce flu illnesses, visits to the doctor, and missed work and school due to flu, as well as prevent flu-related hospitalizations. Bottom line: the more [...]

Healthcare Regulations: Who Does What?

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Healthcare Regulations: Who Does What?

It can be overwhelming to know and understand all the regulations that apply to the health care industry and to know which regulatory agency is responsible for the enforcement of certain requirements. Because it can get confusing, and because it’s so important that we understand who does what and why, I thought it was time [...]

The Future of eLearning in Healthcare Infographic

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The Future of eLearning in Healthcare Infographic

The Future of eLearning in Healthcare We found this infographic from Nine Lanterns recently conducted a survey into the use of eLearning in healthcare to be incredibly informative. The survey, held from 1st May – 31st August and was completed by HR and L&D professionals in the healthcare sector. This infographic looks at how healthcare [...]

Why Educational Programs and Continuing Education Are so Important for Health Care Providers

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Why Educational Programs and Continuing Education Are so Important for Health Care Providers

It’s well known that health care providers require special knowledge and skills in order to provide competent and safe care as well as to protect those who access the health care system. But do you ever wonder how a health care provider or assisted living facility manager comes to recognize health concerns and deliver the [...]

FAQs about Online Assisted Living Training

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FAQs about Online Assisted Living Training

Because we’re relatively new on the assisted living training scene, we’re fielding a lot of questions about our courses. We’re happy to answer the calls and emails and we love to talk to clients and prospective clients, but we thought it might make sense to answer the most commonly asked questions right here, for everyone [...]