A “Transport Special” occurs when you are able to schedule your trip to begin when our medical coach or aircraft is already in your area. Significant savings are passed on to you as the aircraft or medical coach does not have to be repositioned to your area. *Specials valid from these locations to destinations nationwide.
In part one of this article (click here to read it), we discussed the growing numbers of elderly population requiring long term care. We realize that there are challenges and difficulties that you as a case manager face in helping families decide how, when and where to transition an elderly loved one. In this article
It is estimated that 70% of people that are turning 65 will require long term care for an average of 3 years with one of those years being in a nursing facility.¹ Individuals age 85 and older represent the fastest growing segment of population currently and in the future.² In 2012, there was an estimated
Labor day is always the first Monday in September, and the day was created to celebrate the labor movement and the social and economic achievements of workers in the USA. It has been celebrated since the 19th century. Today, many Americans use it as an opportunity to get together, share a meal, and share memories.
When asked about health risks for women many will list breast cancer as the top cause of death. In the USA, one in five women will have a stroke, and strokes kill twice as many women as breast cancer does. Women have unique risk factors for stroke, and six out of every ten people who
Parkinson’s disease is a disorder of the nervous system that affects movement and speech. Shaking is probably the most known symptom, and a person with Parkinson’s is unable to control tremors in their limbs. Recently, Danish researches have made some interesting discoveries regarding Parkinson’s disease. Since the disease affects the brain it has seemed reasonable
Most of us know sleeping is important, and the average person needs between seven and eight hours per night. A lack of sleep can lead to a row of side effects such as headaches, obesity, heart disease, diabetes, and depression. New research also shows lack of sleep may be connected with Alzheimer’s disease. Many persons
A stroke happens when brain tissue dies because a blood vessel in the brain ruptures, or because the blood supply to the brain is cut off. This is a serious condition and strokes are the fifth leading cause of death in the USA according to the CDC. In average, one American dies from stroke every
Many adults share one fear: to lose one’s memory and cognitive functions through Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia. The prospect of losing oneself to dementia can be so daunting that many postpone seeking medical help, or persuade themselves nothing is wrong. If you think you or a loved one might be developing dementia,
Lately, there has been progress in Alzheimer’s research, and an increasing body of evidence points towards habits healthy for the brain making a big difference in developing the disease, and in slowing it down. Eating right is good for the body, and for the brain. A diet rich in fruits and vegetables, whole grains, fish,