What is an ACO?

2022-11-05T14:13:08+00:00Medical, Resources|

What is an ACO? An ACO (or Accountable Care Organization) is an organization where “groups of doctors, hospitals, and other health care providers, who come together voluntarily to give coordinated high-quality care to their Medicare patients. The goal of coordinated care is to ensure that patients get the

Nursing Home Surprise


Nursing Home Surprise: Advantage Plans May Shorten Stays to Less Time Than Medicare Covers Susan Jaffe October 4, 2022 After 11 days in a St. Paul, Minnesota, skilled nursing facility recuperating from a fall, Paula Christopherson, 97, was told by her insurer that she should return home. But

Living with MS.

2022-05-21T18:28:17+00:00Inspiration, Medical|

Living with MS According to the National MS Society Website; “Multiple Sclerosis is a disease that impacts the brain and spinal cord which make up the central nervous system and controls everything we do. The exact cause of MS is unknown, but we do know that something triggers the immune

Know your risk of heat-related illnesses

2021-04-21T12:31:10+00:00Aging, Medical, Safety, Stress, Summer, Uncategorized|

Know the factors that increase your risk of heat-related illnesses. The National Institute for Health shares: As we age, our ability to adequately respond to summer heat can become a serious problem. Older people are at significant increased risk of heat-related illnesses, known collectively as hyperthermia, during the

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