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Reducing Hospital Readmission Rates in Philadelphia

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Reducing Hospital Readmission Rates in Northampton PA: What is a Readmission?

Understanding Readmissions and How to Avoid Them

By Vicki & Brian Day | Jul 26, 2017 | 0 Comments

If you’ve ever heard the term, ‘hospital readmission,’ you may or may not fully understand what this refers to. The federal government has been placing increased pressure on hospitals across the country to reduce their readmission rates. A readmission is technically any time somebody needs to be readmitted within 30 days of their discharge date.…

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Reducing Hospital Readmission Rates in Philadelphia PA: Exercise After Discharge

Seniors May Undervalue Exercise After Discharge from the Hospital

By Renato Amorim | Jul 25, 2017 | 0 Comments

Numerous people recognize the value in exercise. However, when people get older, reach their ‘Golden Years’ and are considered seniors, it’s easy to undervalue the importance of exercise. For seniors, exercise is one of the most important things they can do to not just maintain a healthy lifestyle, but also to recover from any number…

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Reducing Hospital Readmission Rates in Dresher PA: Depression

Could Depression Interfere with a Senior’s Recovery?

By Cerie Goldenberg, MSW,LSW | May 24, 2017 | 0 Comments

There are many challenges people face when recovering following a hospitalization. For an elderly individual, depression could be one of those issues that complicates recovery tremendously. If not addressed properly, it can lead to a hospital readmission. What is a hospital readmission? Technically, according to the federal government, this is anytime somebody has to be…

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Senior Home Safety in Allentown PA: Planning Ahead

Mom Is Talking Negatively About Her Recovery: What Can You Do to Help?

By Perry C. Doc Alleva | May 22, 2017 | 0 Comments

You’ve been doing everything you can to help support your mother through her recovery. Whether she’s in her 60s, 70s, 80s, or is even older than that, recovery can take several weeks or even months. Whatever the reason for her hospitalization, that recovery process can be lengthy. It can also be difficult for people to…

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