Author Archives: Michael Vujovich

5 Songs About Death

Whether we like to admit it or not, death is all around us. From the television shows and movies we watch to the books we read to the tabloid stories that catch our eye, the topic of death is everywhere. It’s interesting to note that while no one enjoys being faced with their own mortality, […]

What is Home Health?

Contributed by: Lois Bentler-Lampe, Chief Nursing Officer & Vice President of Clinical Operations – OSF Home Care Services You need help and want to stay in your home?  Home health may be your answer. As the name implies, home health can provide high quality health care in your home. The goal of home health is […]

Elder Care Across the Continuum (Part III)

In the first sections of this series on older adult care, we covered the aging of the population and how this demographic shift may impact health care. In this final section, we look at some specific recommendations for preparation.  Critical Steps in Preparing for Elder Care Coordination of care across the continuum. The current climate […]

Elder Care Across the Continuum (Part II)

Contributed By: Amy Funk, Geriatric Nurse – OSF Saint Francis Medical Center During the first part of our series on Elder Care, I shared with you some statistics on the demographic shift to an older population. In this second section, we take a look at how this population shift is expected to affect health care. […]