Caring for a senior after hip replace...

Caring for a senior after hip replacement surgery

There are 4 comments on the story from Dec 7, 2012, titled Caring for a senior after hip replacement surgery. In it, reports that:

In the United States, nearly half a million hip replacement surgeries are performed every year because of trauma and various forms of arthritis .

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Dallas, TX

#1 Dec 13, 2012
A person who has gone through a hip replacement surgery may have to spend some time for their recovery. Elderly individuals may take more time to recuperate compared to younger individuals. However, the older adults have are the usual patients for hip replacement because they have osteoarthritis of the hips. Know more about hip replacements at

Kansas City, MO

#2 Jan 5, 2013
Elder individuals need more than enough time to fully recover than the younger ones. It needs proper care as they are more fragile and are greatly at risk to dislocations and hip fractures even after several years from the surgery. Safety precautions should be strictly observed. Read more
Cynthia Lawrence

Kansas City, MO

#4 Jan 29, 2013
Those who undergo hip replacement will definitely need ample time to bounce back but I think with the help of skilled care professionals, the recovery time will be much faster. This type of care will not just help seniors to recover but also to give them the assistance they need in doing their daily living activities. It's a bit expensive especially for those who don't have private insurance to cover the cost of a caregiver or a therapist. And that's why people are encouraged to undergo retirement planning as early as possible to prepare for this future and to be ready if ever something like this happens. You can find out more about this coverage here -

Since: Sep 13

Kansas City, MO

#5 Sep 20, 2013
With this statement alone, "In the United States, nearly half a million hip replacement surgeries are performed every year because of trauma and various forms of arthritis.", people should start planning early and securing their future through long term care policy. This kind of surgery will require long term care, skilled care in particular. This type of care is suitable for people who are rehabilitating from injuries or surgeries according to .

Since everyone is at risk of having hip replacement in the future, it's best to plan ahead and buy coverage for long term care. The younger you purchase coverage, the more affordable your rates will be.

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