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The Consumer Reports Complete Guide to Health Services for Seniors

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Whether you’re exploring options for yourself or for your aging parents, you know that navigating the world of health care services and long-term-care facilities can be a daunting task. Consumer Reports, unrivaled in its unbiased expertise, provides the essential guide to getting the best care.

Filled with hands-on practical advice in a user-friendly tone and format, this invaluable handbook will help you find the right services and secure them at the lowest cost. How can you take advantage of pharmaceutical company drug-assistance programs? What essential services should a home health aide provide? How can you calculate annual health care expenses? How do you decipher a state survey report for a nursing home? Where can you find adult day care? What should you look for in an assisted-living contract? You’ll find the answers to these and hundreds of other questions in this book.

This course is based on the book, The Consumer Reports Complete Guide to Health Services for Seniors created by Trudy Lieberman (Editor) in 0.

Course Material Author

Trudy Lieberman (Editor)

Trudy Lieberman a journalist for more than thirty years, is the director of the Center for Consumer Health Choices at the Consumers Union, the parent organization of Consumers Report Magazine. She is one of the country’s leading investigative journalists today writing on health care issues. She has received numerous awards, including two National Magazine awards and ten National Press Club awards. She has authored “How to plan for a secure Retirement”. In this project she was assisted by the editors of Consumer Report Magazine.

Course Creator

Keith Gibson, Ph.D.

Course Objectives:

  1. to gain an understanding of how Medicare and Medicaid operate

  2. to gain an understanding of where the gaps in service to seniors are to be found

  3. to gain an understanding of the wide variety of programs that Medicare and Medicaid have available

  4. to learn how to assist your elderly clients in finding and paying for the health services they need

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