Articles written or reviewed by Caroline Bodian

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  • Safe Spaces & Activities for Seniors with Alzheimer's

    Alzheimer's disease is the most common type of dementia, affecting millions of people every year. In 2020 alone, about 5.8 million Americans were diagnosed with the disease. This number is expected to grow in the coming decades — every 5 years the number of people living with Alzheimer's disease doubles.

  • Value-based care: What is it and what are its benefits?

    Value-based care revolves around the idea of improving healthcare quality for patients and preventing problems before they begin.

  • Post-Hospital Care Tips

    Being released from a hospital is only stage one on the path to recovery.

  • How to Stay Safe During the Holidays

    The holidays are meant to be fun and festive: marked by delicious and hearty meals, good cheer and most of all, family and friends. If there’s any time of year when clans big or small reunite, it’s during the holiday season. While family reunions are cause alone for celebration, it’s important to keep safety and health in mind, especially when it comes to older adults.

  • Adult Care: 9 Ways to Prevent Trips and Falls

    Read about ways to prevent trips and falls on the Oak Street Health blog, where you can find information and advice on Primary Care, Wellness and Health Insurance.

  • Alzheimer’s Disease Signs and Symptoms

    Forgetting a recent conversation or grasping for the right word while talking can be quite common: we’re only human after all, and our minds and memories are fallible. But when those incidents of forgetfulness or disorientation become more frequent, there may be cause for concern.

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