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By Lucette Moramarco
Associate Editor 

There are options for home care of the sick and elderly


Last updated 8/24/2019 at 11:35am

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Toni Kisgen, LVN, speaks about healthcare services at the August Woman of Wellness event.

The Woman of Wellness program for August was about the differences in three healthcare options: homecare, palliative care and hospice. The guest speaker was Toni Kisgen, LVN, from Destiny Home Health, Palliative and Hospice Care.

Kisgen said there are three options in paying for these services, Medicare, veterans benefits or health plans whether HMO or PPO.

She gave examples of why people would need each kind of service.

Home health would be needed if a person fractures a hip or has a serious illness and is making progress in getting better.

A home health aide helps homebound patients with...

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