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Terminal Illness: How to Talk About It

He’s the 90-year-old patriarch of a large family spread across the world. He’s sharp and witty, blood-transfusion dependent, and dying. She’s been battling cancer for 3 years, her loved ones supporting her all the while. Her doctor just told here … Continue reading

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Medicare Advantage Plans Closer to Covering Long-Term Care

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services announced in May that Medicare Advantage plans can expand their coverage of supplemental benefits. Starting in 2019, Medicare Advantage plans will be able to offer coverage of services like respite care, non-hospice palliative … Continue reading

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Meet Beverly, Director of Nursing at Regency Park

National Nurses Week begins each year on May 6th and ends on May 12th, Florence Nightingale’s birthday. Florence Nightingale was the pioneer of nursing as we know it, and has become the gold standard for nurses everywhere. Every year on … Continue reading

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How to Be A Parent to Your Parent

The family is meeting to discuss Mom. She’s fallen twice in the last two months and seems a little disoriented and mildly confused lately. She seems to be losing weight too. She’s definitely not taking care of herself – or … Continue reading

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