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Silver Planet is Committed to Improving the Quality of Health Care for Baby Boomers and Seniors

New site and services help providers meet the challenges of healthcare reform

Seattle, WA – January 5, 2012  Silver Planet, Inc. is expanding its senior services and launching an accompanying website, SilverPlanetConcierge.com.  New services include customized Care Transition programs for healthcare providers and others serving the needs of seniors.  “Working with hospitals, clinics and other community care providers allows us to serve a much larger and more diverse population,” says Silver Planet CEO Karen Klein.

Healthcare reform is pushing providers to improve the quality of care while reducing costs to consumers, insurance companies and government agencies such as Medicare and Medicaid.  They are also increasingly responsible for an individual’s continued health as they transition from one care setting to another, including the home.  Silver Planet Concierge Services specifically addresses the gaps between these care settings by assessing individuals’ risk factors, coaching understanding and healthy behavior, and connecting patients, caregivers, doctors, and others to form a continuum of care.  Silver Planet’s services provide seniors with the knowledge, skills and confidence to take an active role in maintaining and improving their health.  Enabling the patients to manage their own healthcare leads to better outcomes and reduced healthcare costs.

Silver Planet’s Concierge Services

  • Assessment, recommendation and referrals from licensed social workers and nurses
  • Medication reconciliation
  • Collaboration with the community’s stakeholders, both public and private
  • Partnerships with home care services, doctor, psychologists, social workers and nutritionists
  • Utilize cloud technology to create a personal, portable health record for each individual
  • Effective coordination and information of sharing during care transitions

Klein points out the current fragmented healthcare system is a big part of the problem, leaving individuals to fend for themselves as they move between care settings, and making them vulnerable to avoidable relapses, complications and re-hospitalizations.

About Silver Planet

Silver Planet, Bainbridge Island, WA, helps seniors age with dignity and safety by providing services and products related to maintaining good health while aging at home.  They combine personalized advisory services with relevant, high-quality content from nationally known speakers and authors, blogs, and senior scam alerts in one place, making it an essential resource for boomers and seniors. Silver Planet Concierge, www.silverplanetconcierge.com, is owned by Silver Planet, Inc.

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11/28/2011 Silver Planet Concierge Services announces the Kitsap Conference Center Caregiver Support Conference to be held on December 8,2011 at the Kitsap Conference Center in Bremerton, Washington. Follow the link below for more information and the registration form.

Caregiver Support Conference Flyer and Registration Form

About Silver Planet Concierge Services

Silver Planet Concierge Services delivers healthcare providers and other clients with customized, patient-centered programs that help seniors maintain good health in a variety of transitional care settings.

Silver Planet provides services and products designed to help boomers guide their parents to age in place at home or in other housing option situations.

Silver Planet combines personalized advisory services with relevant, high-quality content from nationally known speakers and authors and senior scam alerts in one place, making it an essential resource for boomers.

Silver Planet Concierge Services is a division of Silver Planet, Inc. with business offices located on Bainbridge Island, Washington.