A Holiday Checklist for Adults with Aging Parents

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Elderly parents who are determined to age at home may gloss over the struggles they experience with everyday tasks. Unfortunately, little things like not cleaning, poor personal hygiene, improper diet, and forgetting to take medications can lead to bigger health and safety problems. If you are visiting elderly loved ones this holiday season, take the opportunity to observe the household to make sure things are running smoothly. If you discover problems, it’s an opportunity to recommend additional support.

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Gain an Edge in Practice Recruitment, Retention with TGA

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Competition for physicians and employees is greater than ever, but a high-quality health insurance plan can give your practice an edge.

Through a partnership with The Glatfelter Agency (TGA), Medical Group of Pennsylvania provides several group medical insurance offerings to help you create an affordable and attractive health plan for you and your employees.

Based on years of experience and strong industry relationships, TGA eliminates the complexity and legwork involved with finding the best plan for your practice and provides options that give you flexibility, stability and control. Many MGP members have saved thousands of dollars on their plans and administrative costs.

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Know Your Risks, Take Steps to Prevent Diabetes

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Not knowing you have diabetes may be the most dangerous part of the disease. Of the 30.3 million people in the United States with diabetes, 7.2 million, nearly 25 percent, don’t know they have it. Left untreated, the condition can lead to serious health problems including skin infections, numbness in your feet, blindness, kidney disease, stroke, and even death. Fortunately, by understanding and managing your risks for Type 2 diabetes, the most common kind, you can prevent or delay the disease’s onset and complications.

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