Posts Tagged ‘ senior citizen healthcare ’

Healthcare of the Future

Jan 22nd, 2016 | By Guest Post | Category: Senior Moments Blog

We humans all require healthcare, and senior citizens need more attention to health issues as we age. Unfortunately, one of the main barriers to receiving the necessary level of healthcare is the practical element of being unable to physically access a healthcare professional. However, thanks to advances in technology, this may soon become a thing of the past.

Home Healthcare Adaptations (http://www.home-healthcare-adaptations.ie/), a home care company based in Ireland, created this infographic which explores how the world of healthcare might look in the near future. It profiles the concept of ‘virtual healthcare’, whereby patients can receive a virtual home visit through a hologram of their physician, and also a virtual doctor app where patients can receive information on treatments available to them by simply browsing their smartphone or tablet.



Free Medicare Wellness Exam for Senior Citizens

Dec 28th, 2010 | By Sharon Shaw Elrod MSW EdD | Category: Lifestyle, Health & Fitness

The new Affordable Health Care Act includes a wellness exam for senior citizens through the Medicare beneficiary program. It is a new comprehensive preventive health exam that kicks in in 2011. The wellness visit, which was included in the new health law at a projected cost of $3.6 billion over next 10 years, has several [...]