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...900. Another third underestimate the cost of assisted living, about $3,400. One in 5 wrongly thought a home health aide costs less than $1,000 a month.Contrary to popular belief, Medicare doesn't pay for the most common long-term...

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Nulato man dies in snowmachine accident

...A Nulato man has died of injuries he suffered in a snowmachine accident. Alaska State Troopers said the Nulato health aide called them at 3:23 a.m. Wednesday to report the death of Victor Alexie Sr., 66. Troopers said Alexie was driving...

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Nulato man dies in snowmachine accident

...A Nulato man has died of injuries he suffered in a snowmachine accident. Alaska State Troopers said the Nulato health aide called them at 3:23 a.m. Wednesday to report the death of Victor Alexie Sr., 66. Troopers said Alexie was driving...

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Telemedicine advances making difference in northwest Alaska

...to advances in telemedicine technology. ''With video, the doctor was able to see what was going on and talk the health aide through it,'' said Dr. Janet Shackles, medical director at Maniilaq Health Center. Three villages in the Northwest...

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Two boys drown in Akiachak

...near the edge of the village's sewer lagoon. Their sled was found on the shore next to their bodies. The village health aide summoned emergency medical personnel from Bethel, but the boys could not be revived. They were pronounced dead at...

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Shellfish poisoning nearly claims victim

...myself out of it. The next thing I knew my arms and two fingers on my right hand started to tingle, so I went to the health aide. ''Then it was hard to swallow -- I had to drink water to swallow. So, luckily, Island Air was able to pick me...

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Homer nurse writes memoir

...to improve, so I said, 'That was really good, but you should talk to your patient more,'" Sorensen writes. A health aide, Clara, told her she didn't need to do that, and proceeded to show her how Natives communicated without speaking...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2012-03-31/homer-nurse-writes-memoir
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Air Force veteran hits bumpy air: Lack of communication leads to lack of needed health care

...was providing a PCA, 1st Choice told Thomas it would cancel its PCA service and try to get approval to provide a home health aide. In the meantime, Creary is "pretty much bedridden," Thomas said. "It's because they discontinued therapy and...

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...Homer served the state of Alaska as a public health nurse from 1979 to 2004. Most recently she has provided community health aide services in Port Graham and Nanwalek clinics and provided nursing services to K-12 students in rural communities in...

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