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ELDER ABUSE: Stories From an Assisted Living Resident by Ronni B. Patient Expert Today, rather than a report on another kind of elder abuse (we'll get to that soon), I want... being accessibility. Shockingly, most assisted living facilities aren’t completely wheelchair accessible. “Sure...
Summer Travel with the Elderly or Disabled Made Easier with Planning by Allanda .. Patient Expert priority check-in and boarding and on-board wheelchair availability for passengers with special needs. It’s helpful to allow for longer connection times between flights and arrange wheelchair or cart transportation...
This Week in Elder News: 8 November 2008 by Ronni B. Patient Expert on Tuesday, elders who use wheelchairs and walkers were – illegally - prevented from voting until late... to elders and aging, along with whatever else catches my fancy that I think you might like to know...
Physician Talks About the Red Tape, Forms and Administrative Time Required by CMS to get a Wheelchair for Patients – Sound by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven the medical necessity of power wheelchairs for beneficiaries.  It is the root cause of claim denials that are frequently reversed, the target of excessive audits and it restricts access to power wheelchairs for patients...
This Week in Elder News – 16 December 2008 by Ronni B. Patient Expert . ] In this regular weekend feature you will find links to news items from the preceding week related to elders... and specifications. 'The justification for this would be no more or less for a [walking aid] or wheelchair, or...
ELDER MUSIC: Toes Up 2010 by Ronni B. Patient Expert here each Sunday. You can find previous Elder Music columns here . Well, another year gone, another cliché... of an elder singing No Justice to the tune of a Bach chorale, the mother of us all when she sang her glorious...
ELDER PROSE INTERLUDE: My Twice-Lived Life by Ronni B. Patient Expert in a restaurant across from Minnie Mae and study an elderly couple who have not spoken since they ordered... lady with the three-pronged cane, the man in the wheelchair, the woman with the walker in the doctor's...
Sensors Help Keep the Elderly Sa ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Sensors Help Keep the Elderly Safe, and at Home By JOHN LELAND 16 feb 2009--Increasingly... to be in assisted living. That’s for people in wheelchairs and walkers.” Philip Marshall, 85, another Meridian...
Choosing a Nursing Home for an Elderly Relative by Dr. Charlotte Thompson Medical Doctor , the patients are not up in wheelchairs or watching television, a red flag... more than once a month. This to me is unbelieveable. The second major problem is that elderly patients...
'110 drugs to avoid in the elderly' - do the doctors read this? by Jennifer J. Patient Expert 110  drugs to avoid in the elderly (PDF) This is no surprise to me. Here is a resource: 110 drugs to avoid in the elderly (PDF). Many of drugs are widely used,  with few side...

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Prevention ... reason contributes to the risk of pressure sore, therefore the elderly, wheelchair users and patients who are bed-ridden are mo ... » Read on
Treatment ... cupational therapist may be able to help with home adaptations, wheelchair assessments and general wellbeing. ... » Read on