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Health Services in Pittsburgh

Please refer to the following list of adult day care, alzheimer's disease, hospice, health insurance, home health care, skilled nursing services, etc. in the Pittsburgh area (including the City of Pittsburgh, as well as Allegheny County) that have chosen to participate in the Senior Citizen's Guide to Pittsburgh and that focus on the health care needs of Baby Boomers and older adults.

Health Articles

CCRCs Provide Peace of Mind

"My husband and I had lived in our home for 41 years. Once our children were grown, it was too large for us. We planned together to move to an independent living community... Read more

 

Adult Day Services

As adults age, they may benefit from being a part of organized activities and health services that keep them active and safe. Adult day services centers provide stimulating...Read more

 

Geriatric Care Coordination: Staying Independent at Home with Help

You may not be ready just yet for a caregiver – a person, either paid or voluntary, who assists with the activities of daily living and provides companionship. There is another option... Read more

 

Do I Have a Hearing Problem?

Ask yourself the following questions. If you answer “yes” to three or more of these questions, you could have a hearing problem and may need to have your hearing checked ... Read more

 

Clinical Trials and Research Studies

All clinical trials have guidelines about who can participate. These criteria are based on such factors as age, gender, the type and stage of a disease, previous treatment history, and other medical conditions. Read more

 

Hospice: There's More to Know

When asked about hospice, many people know that it provides pain management, emotional support, help with family care giving, and spiritual care to patients and their families when a cure is not possible. Read more

 

Cataract Defined

A cataract is a clouding of the lens in the eye that affects vision. Most cataracts are related to aging. Cataracts are very common in older people. By age 80, more than half of all Americans either... Read more

 

Stroke: Symptoms & Prevention

A stroke, or "brain attack," occurs when blood circulation to the brain fails. Brain cells can die from decreased blood flow and the resulting lack of oxygen. Read more


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Health Services in Pittsburgh

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