Tag Archive: Nursing

May 25 2013

Poodles and purpose: Pets create quality of life we live for

My grandmother recently made the transition from living alone to a nursing home. She will be 93 years old this month. My family credits her toy poodle, Mittzy, with helping her remain in her home as long as she did. After my grandpa died, Mittzy became my grandma’s single responsibility, and more importantly her purpose. …

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Jan 05 2012

Medicare in the new year

By Bob Moos The New Year brings improvements and other changes to Medicare. Here’s a brief rundown of what you can expect in 2012. • Original Medicare covers more preventive services. Screenings for cardiovascular disease and obesity have been added to the preventive services available at no out-of-pocket cost to people with Medicare. The new …

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Nov 03 2011

REACHing seniors

Approximately 500 East Texans who work with the elderly will receive training at the 20th Annual Regional Education on Aging, Caregiving & Healthcare (REACH) Conference at Maude Cobb Convention Center in Longview on November 2-3 from 8:00 am to 4:30 pm. The Conference is hosted each year by the Area Agency on Aging (AAA) which …

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