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Medicaid vs. Medicare

Medicaid vs. Medicare

By Nicole Lipinski, RN, MS, ADC-MC, CDP Medicaid, Medicare – they sound alike? But they are different! What is the difference? Or are they the same? Let’s explore and see if we can figure this out!  Medicaid is both state and federally funded. The program provides benefits based on financial need. Health insurance is provided to low-income Americans of all…

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Arthritis

Arthritis

By Nicole Lipinski, RN, MS, ADC- MC, CDP You may notice pain and swelling in your joints as you age. What is that? The general term for this is arthritis. There are many different types of arthritis —however, if you have an overall swelling and tenderness of one or more of your joints you may be experiencing the “pains of…

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AmazonSmile Program

AmazonSmile Program

September, 3 rd , 2019, Scranton, Pennsylvania: The Jewish Home and its sister organization, Elan Gardens, are both dedicated to advancing all of their programs, but these initiatives are successful through community support. They are now participating in the AmazonSmile program. You can support the programs the Jewish Home offers for dementia, Alzheimer’s, and Parkinson’s disease through AmazonSmile.

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How to Avoid Caregiver Stress and Burnout

How to Avoid Caregiver Stress and Burnout

As we all grow older, we may need help with care. Help may include simple tasks around the house or assistance with personal care. Caregivers may step in to help with many of these tasks. Many times spouses or children become caregivers.  It also may be the role of family members or friends to become a caregiver for an elderly adult…

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Navigating the Healthcare System

Navigating the Healthcare System

Focus on Patient Needs and Understanding Services By Brittany Elko The health care system is designed to promote patient-centered health and wellness. However, it can be very difficult to navigate. The complexity of the changing regulations, insurance coverage options and services can easily lead to frustration. Words like bundled payments, qualifying stay, and co-insurance can seem foreign to so many…

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PA Homepage

PA Homepage

PA Home Page – Wilkes-Barre, PA – Today Mark Weiner, the Executive Director of the Jewish Home of Eastern PA is here to tell us more

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