No one likes being hospitalized but for some patients, the real trauma begins post-hospitalization. The transition to home, rehab facility or some other setting can be fraught with miscommunication and lack of oversight, leading to unnecessary and at times life-threatening complications for the patient. In particular, medication mistakes can cause tremendous problems: patients leave with a set of instructions but home care providers, pharmacists or other health professionals may be unaware of these. According to a Kaiser Health News analysis, insufficient communication and coordination makes this care transition especially dangerous for older patients. To better understand the problem and how to avoid it for your aging relatives, Read This.