What is Vocational Rehab? Getting Back to Work After a Traumatic Injury
“When are you going back to work?” It can be one of the most challenging questions to get from caring friends and family after a traumatic injury. It’s a question the bridges the distance between... read more
Published on February 26, 2015.
Longevity & Disease: The Increase of Years and Care
With baby boomers reaching 65 at a rate of 19,000 per day, there is no question that this generation will have an impact on aging, healthcare, and eldercare. The combination of the increasing age... read more
Published on February 9, 2015.
Talking with Your Doctor: Care Managers Improving the Doctor-Patient Relationship
One of the most important relationships that we have in our lives is often overlooked. Especially for those dealing with a cancer diagnosis or chronic illness, your relationship with doctor can impact your quality... read more
Published on February 6, 2015.
Partners in Prevention: Doctors, aging stereotypes, and the new young.
Our stereotypes about aging shape our ideas about what it means to grow old. In our culture, anti-aging is talked about more often than the fact that we are hard-wired at a DNA level... read more
Published on March 12, 2014.
Who Will Care For Us? A look at geriatricians in an aging society
The Silver Tsunami Less than 3% of doctors have even 1 hour of training in geriatrics, according to Dr. Neil Resnick in an interview on ABC News. There are only about an estimated 6,000 geriatricians... read more
Published on February 28, 2014.
Making a Fragmented Healthcare System Work
The Fragmentation of Healthcare Thanks to modern medicine we are living longer and sustaining the body long into old age. Also thanks to modern medicine, more and more doctors are specializing which has contributed to... read more
Published on February 26, 2014.
Autonomy & Advocacy: Working with your parent’s doctors to get the care they need
As our parents age, adult children walk a fine line between respecting their autonomy and helping them age well and safely. A loved one is often the first to notice changes in mind, body,... read more
Published on February 24, 2014.
Get It Together: Core Documents for Baby Boomers and Beyond
One of the most effective ways to save time, stress, and money is to get a handle on your legal, financial, and healthcare paperwork. Having your core documents completed and stored in a consolidated... read more
Published on September 27, 2013.
Navigating the Healthcare Maze: The Role of a Care Manager
Meet Charles, a 59 year-old business executive who is moving and shaking in his field. Charles came to us concerned about his father who was 80 with an active mind, a love for sailing,... read more
Published on September 26, 2013.
Checklist for Successful Doctor's Visits for Seniors
Checklist for Successful Doctor's Visits for Seniors A doctor’s visit can be a draining experience for anyone, from long waiting periods, to paperwork, to the barrage of complicated information. However, for the aging loved one,... read more
Published on March 22, 2013.