Bringing the Clinic Home

Going home from the hospital or nursing home does not mean that a loved one’s healthcare needs are over. The transition period between the time of discharge from the hospital and when routine care is reestablished can be confusing for both the loved one and their caregivers. This is where Read more…

Medicare Pays 100%

Traditional Medicare pays 100% of allowable charges for both home health and hospice. Yes, when someone meets the basic qualifications for these services, and when the agency is Medicare-certified, Medicare pays 100% of allowable charges. It means no co-pays, no deductibles to meet, and no cost-sharing of any kind.  To Read more…

Flu Shot Season 2020-2021

The 2020 flu season is going to be a little different this year. Sniffles and sneezes were originally considered the first sign of the common cold or influenza. But now, those same symptoms could also be symptoms of COVID-19. Even as COVID-19 continues its onslaught around the country, it’s important Read more…

September is Emergency Preparedness Month

Disasters do not plan ahead, but we can. September is National Preparedness Month and encourages people to take steps to prepare for emergencies in their homes, businesses, schools, and communities. The effort is led by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). The 2020 National Preparedness Month’s theme is “Disasters Don’t Read more…

Preventing Kidney Stones

Anyone who has ever had a kidney stone will surely remember it. The pain can be unbearable, coming in waves until the little stone passes through the urinary tract and out of the body. For many people, kidney stones are not a one-time thing. According to the American Urological Association, Read more…

Warning – Mini-Stroke

A transient ischemic attack (TIA) is like a stroke in that it has similar symptoms, but it only lasts a few minutes and causes no permanent damage or disabilities. It is often referred to as a mini-stroke. TIA happens when there is not enough oxygen reaching the brain. This is Read more…

Know the Difference

Good news! Spring has arrived and typically brings warmer temperatures, longer days, and the start of something miserable for many Americans: allergy season. With everyone already on edge about COVID-19, those with seasonal allergies may have a tougher time distinguishing allergy symptoms from a possible virus infection. Covid-19 Symptoms: • Read more…

Know The COVID-19 Facts

Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is closely monitoring the outbreak of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) that was first detected in China and now has been detected in more than 100 locations internationally, including the United States. According to the CDC, illnesses have ranged from very mild (including some with Read more…