Medical Providers

What’s Up, Doc? Questions to Ask Your Parent’s Doctor

In a doctor’s office, it’s easy to forget the questions you meant to ask – especially if you’re there for treatment of a specific illness or injury rather than for a routine appointment. As you prepare to accompany your senior parent to a medical appointment, consider making a list of topics to bring up in…

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Measuring Clinical Quality

Exceptional staff and innovative practices help create communities that foster high-quality clinical care. In a senior living community, nothing is more important than the health and wellbeing of its residents. When it comes to resident health, a high level of clinical quality is vital to delivering effective care. Clinical care encompasses a broad spectrum from…

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Oakland Rehabilitation Program Helps Seniors Get Back on Their Feet

The short-term rehabilitation program at Mercy Retirement & Care Center offers top-notch care for seniors in recovery. After a health event, it can take time for seniors to fully recover. That’s where short-term rehabilitation can help. The Mercy Care Center offers a top-notch program designed to help seniors start feeling like themselves as quickly as…

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Caring for the Community: ECA Supports Senior Health

Elder Care Alliance’s Care Coordination Program connects older adults with long-term health and wellness planning services. At Elder Care Alliance, the commitment to senior wellness extends to neighbors, older adults living beyond the doors of our senior living communities. Elder Care Alliance’s Care Coordination Program partners with local religious congregations and dioceses to ensure that…

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Medical Provider Spotlight: Dr. John H. Fullerton, AlmaVia of San Rafael

Assisted living communities offer convenient health care for seniors. When seniors visit the doctor’s office, it is often up to their family members to help with everything from scheduling to driving to interpreting doctors’ instructions. Medical services at an assisted living community can ease some of this burden for families and help ensure seniors get…

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Referring Patients to Elder Care Communities

Here’s how medical professionals can help older patients find the right assisted living community. It’s a situation medical providers see all the time. An aging patient’s mobility has declined to the point that she no longer leaves her home. Or someone isn’t getting the nutrition he needs because shopping and cooking have become difficult. Whatever…

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