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With time running short, the nation’s health care rolls still aren’t filling up fast enough.
While it may be hard to imagine, soon we will be welcoming in a new year. As the clocks strikes midnight, many Arizonans will be able to celebrate having health insurance for the first time.
Hospice of the Valley is seeking volunteers to assist patients at Phoenix area locations so the agency is hosting four volunteer orientation sessions from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. every Friday and Saturday, Dec. 6-14, at the agency’s administration office, 1510 E. Flower St.
Each of us at some point in our life will be faced with a life limiting illness, either personally or facing the death of a loved one. There is an incredible resource in this community that provides comfort, dignity and respect to all those coping with a serious or life-limiting illness. It’s Hospice of the Southwest.
Hospice of the Valley is in need of more Phoenix-area volunteers. A four-session orientation will be from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on Dec. 6, Dec. 7, Dec. 13 and Dec. 14 at the agency’s administration office, 1510 E. Flower St. in Phoenix. Volunteers must attend all orientation sessions. Registration is required prior to orientation. Apply at hov.org/volunteer.
Even though Arizona is generally considered a “red” state, I’d like to thank all those who voted for Barack Obama, especially those who re-elected him. I voted for the other guy, both times. And thanks for putting all of those Democrat senators and representatives into Congress.
GateWay Community College in Phoenix recently opened its new Healthcare United at GateWay (HUG) Clinic to the community. Services are currently being offered pro bono to the community.
The Marketplace is open for business! Or is it?
November is Long-term Care Awareness Month. And when it comes to long-term care — such as a stay in a nursing home or the services provided by a home health aide — you’ll want to plan for the potential costs involved.
The staff at BellaVista Dental in Ahwatukee Foothills are always looking for ways to get involved in the community, but when a longtime patient was diagnosed with cancer she inspired the employees to help out in a whole new way.
Attorney General Tom Horne is warning consumers, especially seniors on Medicare, to be cautious of scams related to the rollout of the Affordable Care Act, commonly known as “Obamacare.”
Assistant to Attorney General Rear Admiral Nadine Simmons spoke to Arizona State University students, faculty and staff Sept. 26 on the future of health care and the Affordable Care Act.
Arizona hospitals should net $108 million in the first six months of 2014 under a Medicaid expansion plan, even after paying their new assessments, according to a state study.
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona has recognized Chandler Regional Medical Center, a Dignity Health Member, as a Blue Distinction Center for Cardiac Care.
Let’s be clear, the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) is not socialism or communism no matter how many times you hear the Tea Party and Fox News denounce “Obamacare” as such. While not perfect at all given the many political compromises required, the PPACA is making a big positive difference for individuals and families in our country, including improving their individual and economic freedoms.
A number of our East Valley legislators took a positive stand during the recent legislative session to support the governor’s Medicaid Restoration Plan. This will help tens of thousands of working Arizonans gain affordable health care insurance and help stabilize the health care sector in this state.
Maribeth Gallagher, dementia program director at Hospice of the Valley, has won two prestigious national honors. She was selected as a Fellow of the American Academy of Nursing and named Arizona’s top nurse by the National Association for Home Care and Hospice (NAHC).
Medicare covers a variety of heath care services that you can receive in the comfort and privacy of your home. These include intermittent skilled nursing care, physical therapy, speech-language pathology services, and occupational therapy.
Medical marijuana patients whose drugs are taken by police are entitled to get it back, the Arizona Supreme Court has ruled.
Issues related to Medicare and Social Security were the emphasis of a recent town hall hosted by CD 9 Rep. Kyrsten Sinema in Tempe.
When you go to a hospital, does it make any difference if you’re considered an “inpatient” or an “outpatient?”
Your political beliefs control your future. They will drive you to support the liberty offered by our constitutional republic or they will cause you to aid and abet the dreary mediocrity of the level playing field of the socialists who would destroy our constitutional republic.
If you, a friend, or loved one has Original Medicare and needs certain medical equipment and supplies, you should know that Medicare is scheduled to expand its successful competitive bidding program to more areas of the country. This program will help you save money and ensure that you have access to quality medical equipment and supplies from suppliers you can trust. It will also help limit fraud and abuse in the Medicare Program.
Editor’s note: This is part four of a continuing summer series on the proposed South Mountain Loop 202 Freeway.
A $70,000 grant from the Arizona Department of Veterans’ Services will enhance Hospice of the Valley’s care for patients who are military veterans.