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Home hospitalization is a safer option for older adults which is gaining in popularity.

Home hospitalization is a safer option for older adults which is gaining in popularity. Many older adults find themselves in a hospital at one time or another.   While hospitalization is sometimes needed, it also adds risks such as unintended infections such as MERSA and other infections that are commonly acquired in hospitals. A growing movement toward home hospitalization reduces the risks of many hospital-borne illnesses for the elderly while allowing them to recover in their own homes with the needed nursing staff and other caretakers present. This option has been shown to cost less than traditional hospitalization while allowing the Read More »