Can You Be Too Old for Surgery?

Can You Be Too Old for Surgery?

Reading Time: 4 minutesOperating on older adults can have negative outcomes. Can You Be Too Old for Surgery? Is there an age where we should no longer be on an operating table? Bob McHenry’s heart was failing. At 82, the surgeries he needed were high risk, but...
Preparing to Leave a Hospital

Preparing to Leave a Hospital

Reading Time: 3 minutesThe following checklist is for patients and their caregivers who are preparing to leave a hospital, nursing home, or other health care setting. During a stay in a hospital, nursing home, or other health care setting, the staff will work with the...
10 Ways to Get Your Home Ready After the Hospital

10 Ways to Get Your Home Ready After the Hospital

Reading Time: 3 minutesReturning home after a stay in the hospital can be a significant transition. To help you prepare your home (or the home of the person you care for) and ensure a comfortable and safe environment, here are some steps you can take: Clean and...