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Why shorter hospice stays may not be best
Published: Thursday, September 18, 2014
Hospice care is intended to be used near the end of a person's life, but waiting too long to start using the service could mean that patients are missing out on many of its benefits.
SUNRISE, Fla. – September 3, 2014
– Every 48 minutes someone in the U.S. is paralyzed from a spinal cord injury and approximately 1.2 million people in the U.S. live with such an injury. Congress enacted a resolution last July, designating September as National Spinal Cord Injury (SCI) Awareness Month to create additional awareness and support of SCI research.
SUNRISE, FL – August 25, 2014
– As we age, the likelihood of a fall increases significantly. While some falls are the result of an underlying medical condition, many are completely preventable. Starting with small and simple changes around the house can make an enormous difference. For example, the two most important things can be done today, at no cost: simply remove throw rugs and stop multitasking while you are in motion.