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Introducing Heart Failure Resources on CareTogether.com

May 14, 2012

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Nearly 5 million Americans have heart failure, and 1.3 million of those people end up being readmitted to the hospital – in fact heart failure has the highest readmission rate of all chronic diseases. Many of these costly and stressful return trips to the hospital can be preventable by learning how to manage the condition […]

Who’s calling palliative care “euthanasia”?

May 14, 2012

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Two basic questions that we have all heard the answers to in one form or another: Why do you need advance directives? Why should you consider having a serious talk with family and friends about what your end-of-life wishes are? Here is another answer that you probably have not thought about – the caring medical […]

Assistance Dogs Enhance Independence in Dementia

May 14, 2012

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What a great idea for those that are active and want to be able to regain some of their lost freedom.  It also allows family to be more comfortable with their loved one being more independent. Dementia can rob us of many things, it is nice to see a restorative program like this. Assistance Dogs […]