Blog Posts in July, 2016

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  • Be Medicareful
    Be Medicareful

    My mother has Alzheimer’s disease and her doctor has warned me that she soon will need to be placed in a nursing home. Several years ago, her lawyer advised me to transfer her assets to my name so ...

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  • Memory Lapse or Alzheimer's? Multi-Tasking Fuels Forgetting
    Memory Lapse or Alzheimer's? Multi-Tasking Fuels Forgetting

    SAN DIEGO — Those twinges of forgetfulness that appear to be getting more pronounced may worry you. After all, the statistics are scary: Every 70 seconds, someone in the USA develops Alzheimer’s. But ...

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  • Medicare to Reward Doctors Who Spend More Time with Patients
    Medicare to Reward Doctors Who Spend More Time with Patients

    In an attempt to optimize patient care, a Medicare change to be enacted in 2007 will increase the reimbursement to doctors who spend more time with patients and their families. Specifically, Medicare ...

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