Fatigue can wear down a caregiver As someone who provides for your parent or other family member, you’re a true hero. People suffering from debilitating conditions or the effects of old age require constant care and attention. It takes a special type of person to provide in-home care for seniors. But over time, it’s easy […]
Hospital readmission is generally measured in 30, 90, and 1-year timeframes. 20% of seniors are readmitted to hospitals within 30 days of their stay. Over 30% are readmitted within 90 days, and even more will be readmitted within 1 year. Though it’s not completely unavoidable, hospital readmission rate is one metric used to gauge the […]
National Grandparents Day is coming up on the second Sunday of September! What a great time to reach out to a grandparent in your life or go to a local retirement community and make somebody’s day by celebrating them! Many of our seniors in Phoenix and Tucson do not have family close by to […]
The ElderCare Act allows American citizens to deduct or eliminate eldercare from their taxes, in an attempt to reform the current taxation system in the States. Moreover, the ElderCare Act will work towards creating tax-free savings accounts for dependents and the elderly, with matching contributions for low-income families. These are the President-elect’s steps on introducing “fair and affordable” taxation and healthcare models.
Fall Prevention Program Reduce the Chances of Injury Older Adult Falls Are More Serious 1 in 3 seniors (65 and older) falls every year 2 million seniors are treated in hospitals for fall-related injuries every year Hip fractures and brain injuries can impact the independence of older adults At least one-third of falls involve environmental hazards […]
Sun City Home Owners Association (SCHOA) hosted its 2016 Annual Meeting at the Fairway Recreation Center in Sun City on Wednesday, January 13th, 2016. SCHOA Vice President, Ben Roloff spoke to a full house including several Arizona state officials about the screening process in which Sun City Business Partners are selected by scrutinizing their “report cards”. Showing a tremendous appreciation, Mr. Roloff compared these partners to students, “These business not only represent the best students of Sun City but would also be recognized as National Honor Society Students!”