Older patients dealing
with health problems receive extra support
Published: September 6, 2011 - 11:44 PM
By Cheryl Powell
Beacon Journal medical writer
Summa Health System physical therapist Jim Jewett (left) looks over the swelling in the legs of Donald Cottrill at his home on Wednesday in Munroe Falls. Cottrill recently had surgery for an aneurysm. Summa Health System and the Area Agency on Aging are running a Bridge to Home program that provides health coaching to help hospitalized seniors stay healthy and out of the hospital once they go home. (Phil Masturzo/Akron Beacon Journal)
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