Healthcare Elderly

Healthcare Elderly

Fraudsters and scammers see opportunity in Obamacare launch (Daily Kos)

The National Association of Insurance Commissioners is warning consumers about
scammers and fraudsters trying to cash in on the public’s confusion about how
the new health insurance exchanges are going to work.

> “There are folks taking advantage because they know people are hearing
blurbs on TV and radio,” says Kansas Insurance Commissioner Sandy Praeger,
chair of the NAIC’s Health Insurance and Managed Care Committee. [...]

> Open enrollment in the new marketplaces begins Oct. 1, but bogus websites
that claim to be part of the exchanges have been sprouting online for more
than a year. Oftentimes the scammers are looking to sell phony policies or
obtain personal information from unwitting consumers, such as Social
Security/Medicare ID, credit card, or bank account numbers.

> Praeger says anecdotal reports have been surfacing about the scams, but it’s
hard to know how widespread they’ve become. “We know there are some phony
websites that have been created so it’s hard to tell because sign-up hasn’t
really started yet,” she says. “But that is why an ounce of prevention is
worth a pound of cure—the old medical adage. It is important that we at least
get information out there and …

Daily Kos

How’s Charlie? The Healthcare Debate & The Elderly

Senior Health-Care Residence: Designing Premium Medical Assisted Living for the Elderly


Everyone wants to enjoy the ‘golden years’ of the life. Residences for senior citizens are required to offer the older generation opportunites for enjoying these years. This book presents some of the very best residential homes for the elderly. Text in English and Japanese….

Caregiver’s Bible: Managing Behavior Problems in the Elderly


Caring for the infirm and elderly has always been a difficult and stressful task, But in today s world of increased case loads, cost cutting, managed care and HMOs, the task has become even more demanding.
This book will show you and your staff how to deliver total quality behavioral care in todays marketplace, while maintaining your own health and sanity.Proven techniques for professionals in:Hom…

Standers BedCane


Heavy gauge steel, wide handle with cushion grip provides support getting in and out of bed. 19″ x 23″ base is placed under mattress and safety strap secures base to bed. Remove the pin, and BedCane collapses for storage and portability. Adjusts in height 19″¿22″ from base. Fits twin, full, queen, and king size beds. 300-lb. weight capacity. Now includes new organizing pouch….