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November 2016 Newsletter

November 21, 2016 5:17 pm

Mark Your Calendars   Date: 12/6/16 – NON CEU Topic: My Life is a Struggle But I Don’t Want Help: Senior Resistance to Change and Care Sponsor: Arden Courts Location/Time: Arden Courts Northbrook, 3240 Milwaukee Ave, Northbrook, IL / 5:30-7:00 PM Contact/Registration: email contactus@lcius.com  ¬©Lifecare

October 2016 Newsletter

November 21, 2016 5:14 pm

Mark Your Calendars   Date: 11/10/16 Topic: The Senior Experience: What We Think It Is, What it Really Is, and How We Can Make It Better Sponsor: The Holmstad Location/Time: The Holmstad, 831 North Batavia Ave, Batavia, IL / 8:30-10:00 AM Contact/Registration: email contactus@lcius.comFlyer Date:

September 2016 Newsletter

November 21, 2016 5:11 pm

Mark Your Calendars   Date: 10/12/16 Topic:  My Life is a Struggle But I Don’t Want Help: Senior Resistance to Change and Care Sponsor: Villa St. Benedict Location/Time: Villa St. Benedict, 1920 Maple Avenue, Lisle, IL / 5:00-6:30 PM Contact/Registration: email contactus@lcius.com ¬©Lifecare Innovations, Inc

August 2016 Newsletter

August 26, 2016 3:11 pm

My Life is a Struggle But I Don’t Want Help:Senior Resistance to Change and Care    Shay Jacobson, RN, MA, NMG, LNCC, CLNCP Martha Kern   “I’m not moving!” “I’m fine! I don’t need any help.” “I have a driver’s license and I’m not giving

July 2016 FYI from LCI

August 26, 2016 3:07 pm

Fact: A Columbia Business School Study shows that one extra day in the hospital cuts the risk of death in pneumonia patients by 22%.   To learn more about readmissions and the perils of discharge, click below:   http://www.lcius.com/unmasked-and-unsafe-the-hidden-perils-of-discharge/ http://www8.gsb.columbia.edu/newsroom/newsn/3251/one-extra-day-in-the-hospital-cuts-readmission-rates-and-reduces-patient-deaths  

June 2016 FYI from LCI

August 26, 2016 3:01 pm

A fact about social isolation: Seniors will experience an interval of years where they cannot drive.   Life expectancy exceeds safe driving expectancy by six years for men and ten years for women.  Few people plan for the time when they will continue to have

May 2016 Newsletter

June 7, 2016 5:43 pm

Anatomy of a Hospital Readmission:   A Perfect Storm of Age, Isolation and Multiple System Failures Shay Jacobson, RN, MA, NMG, LNCC, CLNCP Martha Kern   We found Bob on the floor of his apartment, unable to get up or call for help. His home

April 2016 Newsletter

May 13, 2016 4:37 pm

Side Effects:   A Story of Dementia, Isolation and Medical Calamity Shay Jacobson, RN, MA, NMG, LNCC, CLNCP Martha Kern     Esther was of the opinion that “you get what you expect”, from a medical perspective, and she did not expect to get sick.

March 2016 Newsletter

May 13, 2016 4:35 pm

Whats Driving Hospital Readmissions:   Is It the Care or Is It the Customer? Shay Jacobson, RN, MA, NMG, LNCC, CLNCP Martha Kern     The Affordable Care Act aimed much of its focus on reductions in Medicare spending, and we have all heard a

February 2016 Newsletter

March 15, 2016 8:41 pm

Used and Abused:  The Many Faces of Financial Exploitation Shay Jacobson, RN, MA, NMG, LNCC, CLNCP Martha Kern     As Baby Boomers retire at a rate of 10,000 people per day and the proportion of seniors in the American populace grows at an incredible