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Helpful Information for Seniors and their Families
8 Ways To Help Seniors Manage Their Diabetes

8 Ways To Help Seniors Manage Their Diabetes

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), over 30 million Americans have diabetes, and as many as 25% of adults over the age of 60 years suffer from the condition. If you are a senior citizen or you are responsible for the care of a senior citizen living with diabetes in New Jersey, it can be challenging to manage the condition properly. Thankfully, there are many ways that you can get help and support.

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COPD Awareness Month: Comprehensive Care for Seniors With COPD

COPD Awareness Month: Comprehensive Care for Seniors With COPD

November is COPD Awareness Month. Now, is a great time to learn more about COPD and how to help New Jersey seniors living with this progressive disease.

COPD, or Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, is a term used to describe several lung diseases, including emphysema and chronic bronchitis. According to the American Lung Association, 5% of Americans (2020 data) and 10% of people over 75 years of age are currently living with COPD, and these numbers are only expected to rise as Baby Boomers continue to age. If left untreated, COPD can be a debilitating disease.

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Primary Care First

Clare Medical of New Jersey is Participating in a New Program to Enhance Your Care: Primary Care First Primary Care First is an innovative healthcare payment program that aims to improve our patients’ care experience. Giving doctors extra support to help you get...

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Clare Resumes On-Site Wellness Events as In-Person Care Makes a Comeback

Clare Resumes On-Site Wellness Events as In-Person Care Makes a Comeback

Our medical assistants have gone out to visit local residents over the past few months to provide them with complimentary screenings for Diabetes and Balance testing. Our medical assistants make sure to provide a great deal of wellness education and helpful information to residents and staff at every screening.

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The Hospital of the Future Will Be Your Own Home

The Hospital of the Future Will Be Your Own Home

Interest in medical house calls and hospital-at-home programs surged during the COVID19 pandemic of the past year. Unsurprisingly, hospitals, which needed to make room for, and protect vulnerable patients, sent many of their patients home with EKGs, IVs, patient monitors, and other medical devices. While the explosion in demand arose from great need, it offered us a glimpse of the future. And, now major hospital systems, healthcare providers, and others are convinced that medical care will increasingly move away from the hospital room and into your living room.

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It’s Our 6th Birthday!…Clare Medical of New Jersey Celebrates its 6th  Year Anniversary

It’s Our 6th Birthday!…Clare Medical of New Jersey Celebrates its 6th Year Anniversary

This month marks the 6th anniversary since we set out on our mission to become an industry leader and model of excellence for the delivery of in-home medical care. It continues to be an extraordinary journey, and we thank all of you for being part of it. Personally, it has been rewarding and satisfying to have had the opportunity to start a venture, which provides an invaluable service to an incredibly needy patient population, the elderly the homebound.

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Seniors: Beware of Coronavirus Scammers and COVID Fraud!

Seniors: Beware of Coronavirus Scammers and COVID Fraud!

It’s said that nothing is for certain except for death and taxes. Unfortunately, you can also bet there will inevitably be some folks who take advantage of others during difficult times.  Whenever the state of the world is in chaos and disarray, scammers and...

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FAQs about the COVID-19 Vaccines and What Seniors Need to Know

FAQs about the COVID-19 Vaccines and What Seniors Need to Know

While COVID-19 affects both young and old, seniors are particularly vulnerable. In fact, eight out of every ten COVID-19 deaths reported in the U.S. have been in adults 65 years-old and over. As you get older, your risk for severe illness from the virus increases. 
The vaccines now being distributed to adults 65 and over provide a glimmer of hope in the darkness of the past year, but you probably have questions — Is the vaccine safe? How much does it cost? Are there any side-effects? 
In this post, we will answer some of the most frequently asked questions about the COVID-19 vaccine with a focus on what senior citizens need to know. 

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Don’t Forget to Schedule Your Wellness Visit!

Don’t Forget to Schedule Your Wellness Visit!

This is a friendly reminder to schedule your Yearly Wellness Visit!

Did you know that if you’ve had Medicare Part B (Medical Insurance) for longer than 12 months, you’re entitled to a yearly “Wellness” visit once a year?

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