Reducing readmission to hospitals starts with admitting we need help.
At one point or another, most people will have to stay at the hospital for medical reasons. But, as we age, we can be even more susceptible to emergency room visits. According to the National Center for Health Statistics 2020 National Hospital Ambulatory Medical Care Survey, the emergency department (ED) visit rate for infants under […]
Mental Health Matters
Did you know that depression is the most common mental health problem in older people? According to Johns Hopkins, about 1 in 4 American adults suffers from a diagnosable mental disorder in a given year. And due to the population aging, the number of seniors with mental disorders is expected to double by 2030. There […]
Music Can Improve Quality of Life
“Sleigh bells ring, are you listening. In the lane, snow is glistening…” People of all ages enjoy the music and melodies of the holiday season. Whether it’s a nostalgic tune or a religious hymn, music helps to make it the most wonderful time of the year! I’m sure you’ve experienced hearing a song on the […]
Fall into Clarity
Do you remember a time when you were young and apprehensive, anxious, or afraid of something? Did you talk to your parents about it? Did they say something along the lines of “it’s okay” or “you’ll be fine”? If you’re like me, that’s all it took because early on in life my parents established themselves […]