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Truth in Healthcare, Part Three: Earth to Patients

You’re reading a series of posts by CarePods’ CEO Katie Davis outlining her thoughts on the core truths that drive the delivery of care for older adults in today’s healthcare system. You can find the most recent post in this series here. This week, we’re diving deeper into Truth #2: Doctors, patients and other healthcare…

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Truth in Healthcare, Part Two: What Doesn’t Kill Us Makes Us Complicated

In last week’s blog post, we introduced you to three core truths in healthcare. This week, we’re diving deeper into Truth #1:  The chronic conditions that used to kill us no longer do. In the event you don’t feel like reading a lengthy blog post, I can sum this one up with one sentence:  What…

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Truth in Healthcare: An Introduction

“The doctor wouldn’t keep prescribing these medications if they weren’t good for me,” she said over and over again. I was talking to a friend’s grandmother at her request after she had fallen and had a subsequent skilled nursing stay. My friend suspected her grandmother’s blood pressure medication was making her dizzy and had contributed…

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Is Assisted Living Less Expensive than Home Care?

According to an article written by Keren Brown Wilson, PhD. In Volume 47 of The Gerontologist, the first written use of the term ‘assisted living’ occurred in 1985. At that time, the early models of assisted living emerged as a more desirable alternative for older adults who were destined for nursing facilities. Following their introduction in…

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Three Insider Tips for Choosing the Best Senior Care for your Parents

Navigating the long-term-care system can sometimes feel like trying to find the best of the worst available options. Between navigating well-meaning sales professionals at various senior care companies to overcoming the sticker shock and paperwork associated with paying for said care, many adult children find themselves overwhelmed and exhausted by the process.

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