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CARE Score Gets a New Look

Regular visitors to the Save Senior Lives page of our website will notice that we’ve changed the look of both the Town Comparison tool and Massachusetts state map. And while the color changes are obvious, there is more to the changes than meets the eye.  Carefree Pioneers a New Visualization When Carefree recognized that the senior community was being hit…

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Free COVID-19 Scores for MA Towns

Carefree releases CARE Score ANDOVER, Mass. – June 22, 2020 – Today, Carefree Chronic Care released the Coronavirus Area (CARE) Score that analyzes current COVID-19 infections in the local population for every town in Massachusetts. Updated weekly with data from the MA Department of Public Health, the CARE Score provides trending information on new COVID-19 cases over the most recent…

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Inpatient or Observation

Inpatient or Observation? This Hospitalization Admission Decision Could Cost You $ 5,000 No one likes surprise medical bills, but here is a situation that surprises many. Take two hospitals, each caring for a senior with similar symptoms for three days with seven days of rehabilitation after discharge.  Based upon how the patient is admitted, the cost to the patient can…

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Save Senior Lives Launch

COVID-19 Continues to Impact Seniors Don’t return to normal behaviors yet COVID-19 continues to kill worldwide. One of the key themes that doesn’t make headlines is that the majority of deaths are seniors. Here in the United States, the CDC reports that 80% of COVID-19 deaths are of those 65 or older.  Although infection rates are decreasing in many areas,…

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