Hospital stays for seniors and the elderly can bring upon feelings of anxiety and fear for the patient and the caregiver. This does not have to be the case! If you are informed and prepared, it will make the process much more bearable. The best way to help alleviate your concerns is to have a good plan in place.
Home Care Assistance outlines six tips to help out with planning for your hospital stay. The article covers important areas of what to expect before you go in for a procedure or surgery, how to make your stay a little more comfortable while you are there, and how to prepare for after care once discharged.