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What You Should Know about Hospice Care and Your Benefits

2/28/2018
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Lisa Gaucher Smith, RN, Admission Care Navigator with Family Home Health Network and Patricia Moore, MSW, LCSW, Executive Hospice Director with Family Home Health Network, discuss all you need to know about Hospice care benefits for your loved one.

Duration:00:10:04

Know Your Medicaid Benefits for Skilled Nursing Care

2/21/2018
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When you need nursing care, rehabilitation, and therapy to gain back strength and flexibility, Alden can provide specialized rehabilitation, nursing and therapy care and services to help you achieve maximum functionality and independence again. If you are on medicaid, you may have questions as to what is covered should you need skilled nursing care. In this very informative podcast, Donna Williamson, Medicaid Specialist for The Alden Network, discusses medicaid benefits for skilled...

Duration:00:10:20

What is Respite Care?

2/19/2018
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Annette Akerman, RN, Regional Director of Operations, The Alden Network discusses Respite Care and how it might be able to give caregivers a much needed break from caring for their loved ones and a chance to care for themselves.

Duration:00:12:07

Best Practices for Rehab After Orthopedic Surgery

2/5/2018
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Research suggests that the positive impact of preoperative education on factors such as anxiety, pain management and patient satisfaction can go a long way to help with rehab after orthopedic surgery. Here to offer best practices for rehab after orthopedic surgery is Kris Bykerk. She is the Senior Vice President of Corporate Operations, Community Physical Therapy Associates, which is The Alden Network’s preferred physical, occupational and speech-language therapy provider.

Duration:00:18:07

Is Your Loved One Ready for, or Need Memory Care?

2/4/2018
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Has your loved one’s memory care issues developed into a decreased ability for them to take care of themselves both physically and mentally? Because those aging with memory care needs may be living alone, often times their healthy habits dwindle due to short-term memory loss, difficulties with initiation, and becoming more frail due to weight loss. They may need more hands-on assistance to take care of their activities of daily living. In this narrative on Memory care Psychologist Dr....

Duration:00:14:41

Know Your Medicare Benefits for Short -Term Rehabilitation

1/8/2018
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The Alden Network provides health care solutions for seniors to help them function to the best of their ability and live life as independently as possible. At The Alden Network, we strive for excellent care and quality outcomes. In this segment, Jennifer Fuller provides important information that can help you or a loved one understand your Medicare benefits, and how Medicare can help pay for Short-Term Rehabilitation when you need it.

Duration:00:08:37