North River Home Care Blog

Medicare Denials: How Older Adults Can Get the Coverage They Need

Medicare coverage of medicines for seniors is often crucial, especially because on average, older adults take a shocking 15-18 prescription medications. And with the standard pricetag of over $11,000 per year for the most common prescription drugs prescribed by doctors for the elderly, it usually is debilitating when Medicare suddenly declines coverage.

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Is Mom Nervous About Accepting Help at Home? Try These Conversation Starters.

Determining when your elderly loved one needs some extra help in order to remain safely at home can be tricky. Even trickier is convincing that elderly loved one to agree that it’s time for some assistance. If you’re sensing the need to initiate a conversation about bringing in a home caregiver,

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