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Post Discharge Home Care May Reduce Risk of Hospital Re-Admission Following a Heart Attack…

Posted: 10/2/2013 12:00 AM by Interim HealthCare

The American Heart Association released a study showing that “Heart attack or heart failure patients may have a high risk of death or re-admission for a month or longer after leaving the hospital.” The study, released on May 16, 2013, states that 70.3 percent of heart failure patients were re-hospitalized within the first year and 41.8 percent died. Patients who suffered heart attacks had a 50...

Home Care Can Help to Reduce Injuries and Death caused by Medical Errors…

Posted: 9/17/2013 12:00 AM by Interim HealthCare

According to the American Academy of Family Physicians, medical errors are among the top causes of death and injury among seniors. There are however ways to lower the risk. Taking an interest in your own healthcare, or hiring a home care professional to oversee the sometimes overwhelming details can make a huge difference

Alabama Senior Care - Are your loved ones getting the nutrition they need?

Posted: 9/6/2013 12:00 AM by Interim HealthCare

A nutritious diet is one key to good health. Including a balance of vitamins, minerals, protein and carbohydrates is important for everybody and senior citizens in particular. Seniors and those that are cooking for them, such as family members and in home health care specialists, should pay special attention to foods that are low in cholesterol, fat and sugar, but high in vitamins and protein. ...

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