Read the latest from our Executive Director, Cynthia Bjorlie MD.
We know that insurance is tricky. Insurance plans are incredibly complicated. The rules and the names seem to change constantly. There are SCOs, HMOs, PPOs and who knows what else. There is MassHealth, CommonHealth, Medicare, Medicaid plus variations of all of these. If you don’t keep up with the paperwork, sometimes you find yourself in […]
If you own your home and require modifications to accommodate a person with a disability, you may qualify for an interest-free loan from the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. These no-interest loans are designed to modify homes of adults and children with disabilities so that they may remain at home and live more independently in the community. […]
According to legend, many years ago in England, a milkmaid with a beautiful, creamy complexion told a 13-year-old boy that she would never get pock marks on her face from Smallpox because she had had the Cowpox. According to her, people who had the Cowpox never got the deadly and disfiguring Smallpox. That boy was […]
Diabetic neuropathy is a type of nerve damage that can occur if you have diabetes. High blood sugar (glucose) can injure nerves throughout your body. The word “neuropathy” is from neuros (meaning nerve) and pathos (meaning suffering). A neuropathy is nerve damage that can affect any part of the body. In people with diabetes it […]
This article Is from “SeniorCare Inc.” and was written by Tracy Arabian, Marketing Officer, for SeniorCare. August was National Immunization Awareness Month. A major topic in the news for the past few months is speculation on when an immunization against COVID-19 will become available and how effective it will be. While we will not […]