The hospital is never an ideal place to stay, but during the holiday season, it is definitely to be avoided.
However, due to a number of factors, many people, particularly older adults, find themselves at risk for increased – not decreased – hospital visits this time of year. A few of the reasons include:
Whatever the situation, there are some actions that people of all ages can take to ensure that holiday visits with the family won't have to take place during visiting hours.
For more information about helping seniors enjoy a happier, healthier holiday season, please contact us!
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