Category: Stowell Associates Blog

Diabetes Basics

A person has diabetes when their blood glucose, also known as blood sugar, is too high. The most common types of diabetes are type 1, type 2, and gestational diabetes.

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Tough Conversations

Beginning a conversation about death and end-of-life care can create anxiety or confusion for older adults, their families and even the most seasoned professionals.  Research has found that discussing advanced care plans with older adults can improve their quality of life and the experience of end-of-life care.

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The Place You Call Home

The address of the place you call home may change. However, when you are deciding to change your living situation, the issues you face may be complex and cause apprehension. We know that the best decisions are made when we are well informed about our options.

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Falls Prevention

Everyone slips, trips or falls occasionally. One out of five falls causes a severe injury such as broken bones or a head injury. Over 700,000

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Hearing Loss

“Could you please speak a little louder?” Age-related hearing loss affects almost half of Americans above the age of 75. Because the loss is usually

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Preventing Medication Errors

Communication and knowledge are your best defenses against medication errors. Medication errors can happen at various points along the process: prescribing, dispensing and administration.

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