Element Care’s Education and Outreach Coordinator, Carol Pallazolla was recognized for her efforts in helping seniors at the Unsung Heroine Awards. Link to Article [By clicking the link, you will be leaving Element Care’s website and are going to a website not operated by Element Care]
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According to health.gov, regular exercise for older adults can help lower their risk for developing diseases such as: high blood pressure, type 2 diabetes, colon cancer, osteoporosis and more. Yet, our bodies are composed of much more than just kinetic mechanisms. At Element Care, a full range of engaging activities target the eight-dimensions of wellness […]
As providers, we hear far too often “I have been smoking for 40 years. Quitting now won’t do me any good.” This is, in fact, false. Quitting tobacco at ANY age, is linked to many health benefits. Currently, tobacco use is a worldwide epidemic and continues to be the leading global cause of preventable death. […]
Element Care’s Avatar Program for the elderly featured in Wall Street Journal Link to Article [WSJ] [By clicking the link, you will be leaving Element Care’s website and are going to a website not operated by Element Care] Link to Full Article [PDF]
Change is inevitable as we age. Not only can this change be visible, but it can also be invisible, most notably inside the body. As our body changes, this can increase the need for medications to control blood pressure, blood sugar and cholesterol, amongst others. Taking multiple medications, coined “polypharmacy,” has the potential to lead […]
A story on how PACE helps caregivers by Lynn Daily Item featuring Lisa Losanno, a caregiver for an Element Care participant. Link to Article [By clicking the link, you will be leaving Element Care’s website and are going to a website not operated by Element Care]
America’s older adult population has been growing at a rapid pace. Did you know that according to a government report from 2014, 1 in 5 of the nation’s population will be 65 or older by 2030? With this increase in older adult population, it has been identified nationally that there is an insufficient health care workforce to provide personal attention, care and support.
Participants in a new program at Element Care are adopting virtual pets. These “byte-size” critters provide a sense of companionship and remind their “owners” to take medications or exercise. They also keep an eye out for distress. Link to Article
I am a 46 year-old medical provider and describe the health care landscape as if we are in a dream sequence where we are running for safety across a tricky and difficult obstacle course only to realize that we are still at the beginning. If I feel this way then one can only imagine how […]
To better serve its nearly 1,000 patients, nonprofit Massachusetts-based healthcare organization Element Care extended its services in participants’ homes through the use of avatar technology developed by California-based care.coach. (Article on pages 9-11) Link to Article [By clicking the link, you will be leaving Element Care’s website and are going to a website not operated by Element […]
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Upon enrollment participants must receive all health care, primary care and specialist physician services–other than emergency services–as authorized by PACE, or be fully and personally liable for costs of unauthorized services.
Last updated Feb 19 2019