If your elderly loved one participates in the Medicare program, he or she may need to meet certain criteria before short-term nursing facility services can be reimbursed. Most of the time, Medicare will only cover costs associated with skilled nursing services and not custodial care. Here are some of the criteria your loved one will need to meet before reimbursement can be considered for short-term nursing facility care. Intravenous Antibiotic Therapy
23 April 2019
While it seems that everyone is discussing medical marijuana and how it can be used to treat certain conditions, some might be surprised to know that it's not yet legal in all 50 states. In some states, medical marijuana is still fully illegal. Even in states where it is fully legal for medical use, there are only certain reasons for which a medical marijuana doctor can prescribe it. Here are three legal uses for medical marijuana.
23 April 2019
All expectant parents hope to give birth to a healthy, perfect baby, but unfortunately, that doesn't always happen. Some birth defects are relatively minor and easily corrected, however. Orofacial defects, more commonly known as cleft palate and cleft lip, with or without a cleft palate, are one of the most common birth defects. A birth defect occurs in approximately 3 percent of all births. Here is what you should know about caring for a child with a cleft palate.
23 April 2019
If your goals for the year consist of looking and feeling your best, you will want to do everything you can to remove unwanted body fat. One of the most successful ways of getting rid of unwanted fat is to undergo a cosmetic procedure called liposuction. If you have heard about liposuction, and are thinking about going through with it, it's good to know as much as possible before doing so.
14 January 2019
For some people, losing weight is simply an impossible task. No matter what diet they try or exercise routine they stick with, they don't see any results. If you're in this same position and need some type of change, consider working with a weight loss consultant. They can assist with your weight loss journey in the following ways. Keep You Motivated When first trying to lose weight, you may have so much energy and hope for the future.
12 December 2018
Basketball is a competitive sport but one that can take your child to higher career levels. For example, your child's high school success may make it easier for them to find college scholarships and a career. However, an ACL tear can hurt their chances of success and requires treatments like platelet-rich plasma injection to overcome. Basketball Players Experience A Large Number Of ACL Tears During every practice and game, basketball players are putting a lot of strain on their ACL tendon in their knee.
27 October 2018
Using a hearing aid is a new experience for anyone who tries them for the first time. Even if you're used to wearing earphones and headphones, using these aids is going to be unlike anything you've ever tried before. Perhaps this new, strange feeling is the reason why so many people try these devices and decide that they don't like them and stop using them all together. However, there are a few things you can do to give yourself enough time to adjust to the change.
27 September 2018
Working to maintain your youth as you age requires the right amount of effort. This may mean engaging in cosmetic surgery to have the supple and smooth skin you once did. One of the most effective ways for you to appear much younger than your chronological age is by having a facelift. Being aware of tips that can help decrease your recovery time are ideal. Tip #1: Keep bandages in place
25 June 2018
A portable ultrasound machine is not something most consumers buy into. However, some very special consumers probably should have their own portable ultrasound machine. Here are four good reasons why you might want to own your very own ultrasound machine, even if you do not know how to use it. 1. Your Pregnancy Has Complications and You Are on Bed Rest Women who frequently miscarry, have to spend their pregnancies on bed rest, and/or who are working with infertility doctors to get pregnant often have to have an ultrasound during their pregnancies.
5 May 2018
Many people suffer from depression. The condition, which is relatively common, can be debilitating, preventing sufferers from enjoying life. Nevertheless, mental health professionals, such as psychiatrists, can help patients overcome symptoms of depression. Here are a few methods that psychiatrists may use when treating depression. Psychotherapy When psychotherapy is employed, the patient meets with the psychiatrist to discuss their concerns. The therapy often identifies stressors that seem to trigger the depression symptoms.
5 April 2018