Service providers (p1):
Providers of aging services, developers of aging residential accomodation, home health providers, and other businesses providing services relevant to aging adults.
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Quickly Getting Help for a Friend in Need
"Hi, this is Lisa. I'm not sure I can take care of myself right now. Can you bring me some food?" I found that scary sounding message on my voicemail one Saturday morning. It started me on a journey to coordinate care for a close friend. I learned several things that I'll share with you. I hope that if you are ever faced with a similar situation, my experience will help you.
How a Continuing Care Retirement Community Works
How a Continuing Care Retirement Community (CCRC) works is a question that often pops up when our explorer discussions turn to where and how to live as one gets older. This article explains how this model of retirement living works, and discusses their financial model.
Private Patient Advocates
As our healthcare system becomes more complex and hard to navigate, a new profession has emerged: patient advocacy. Patient advocates are people who work to help patients navigate the healthcare system, and can in principle help save money, and help make sure one gets the best possible treatment when ill. In this article, we asked one of this new breed, Patricia Knight, to help our readers understand better: what is a patient advocate, what do they do, and do you need one?
Help Me Navigate the World of Cell Phone Services
Explorer Bonnie describes a disappointing experience with her cellular provider, and seeks the input of group members as to how to deal with it or find a provider with better customer service skills. .........Read more
What Internet Services Package is Best for Me?
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Roundtrip Medical Transportation
Roundtrip Medical Transportation is an Internet based service intended to make ordering non emergency patient transport more convenient by using a network of public and private providers.
Kindly Care is an online employment and communication service intended to recruit and vet caregivers who then can be selected, and rates negotiated individually. The older adult or designated family member or friend can make care assignments and receive updates via an app.
The Freebird Club
The Freebird Club is an international peer-to-peer travel website for people over fifty that connects people who have unused rooms with those looking for a place to stay.
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