PARCR - Posts Published in July 2015

Legislative Alert: Observation Stays

7/1/2015 - PARCR Admin

LeadingAge PA has asked members to contact their U.S. Senator about changes to the Improving Access to Medicare Coverage Act of 2015. This bill would ensure that when older Americans are transferred from a hospital to a skilled nursing facility for further care, they are able to focus on their recovery instead of on technicalities that could lead to forgone care or high medical bills. Urge your Senator to support moving the bill forward.

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Voting Results from July 8, 2015 Survey

7/15/2015 - PARCR Admin

  • State of Healthcare in Pennsylvania (28 votes)
  • Dealing with End-of-Life Issues (26 votes)
  • Panel Discussion on communication between CCRC Residents and Administration (25 votes)
  • Difficulties of CCRCs Keeping up with Regulations (18 votes)
  • Opthalmologist - "The Aging Eye" (18 votes)
  • Function and Purpose of Long Term Care Commission (15 votes)
  • Understanding Long-Term Care Insurance (13 votes)
  • Personal Help Systems available‚Ķ"Medic Alert"", etc. (9 votes)
  • Problems related to changing Electrical Providers (3 votes)
  • "Yellow Dot" program at Normandie Ridge (0 votes, removed)

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