When To Start Hospice For A Loved One With Alzheimer’s Disease

As our loved ones with Alzheimer’s Disease progress in their illness, we may ask at what point it would be advisable to enlist the help of hospice. Hospice enrollment provides access to 24/7 care and support via regularly scheduled and as-needed nurse visits in person and by telephone. In Medicare’s own words – A hospice […]

New USPSTF Recommendation on Low-Dose Aspirin For Heart Disease Patients Over 60

Have you heard about the United States Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) official announcement that patients over 60 years old are advised against starting aspirin to prevent heart disease? The April 2022 advisory states that people over 60 years old who do not have any previous history of cardiovascular disease should not start taking low-dose […]