home care

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Jim Melwert
June 15, 2020 - 4:36 pm
Pennsylvania is directing $260 million of federal funds to help people with autism and intellectual disabilities continue to get the services they need during the coronavirus pandemic. Read more here.
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Senior care
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Lynne Adkins
May 22, 2020 - 11:04 am
If it has become time to get some extra help for your elderly parent living with you, it is possible, even now during the coronavirus crisis. Read more here.
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David Madden
May 02, 2020 - 4:00 am
You’ve heard a lot about how the virus is affecting nursing homes and long-term care facilities. But many seniors opt to spend their golden years in their own homes, with professionals coming in to provide some help. How has their work changed in the midst of this pandemic? Read more here.
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Dan Wing
December 11, 2018 - 11:37 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Philadelphia Corporation for Aging , which helps low-income senior citizens by providing home care, food, transportation, crisis intervention, and a number of other services, is in desperate need of help from the public. The nonprofit has been helping older...
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Dreamstime
December 05, 2018 - 3:00 am
KYW’s Medical Reports are sponsored by Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — One of the major concerns in public health is the cost of care. Certain conditions cost a great deal to treat — heart disease or cancer come to mind, but in...
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One of the biggest goals for doctors who treat patients in the hospital is making certain that they go home and don't have to return quickly.
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November 06, 2018 - 5:30 am
KYW’s Medical Reports Sponsored By Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — One of the biggest goals for doctors who treat patients in the hospital is making certain that they go home and don't have to return quickly. No one wants to return to...
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