There are many ways to make sense of the sometimes overwhelming, often bewildering experience of grief. We know that grief is a universal human response to loss — we all grieve. We also know that grief is highly personal —
As a caregiver, it is important to pay attention to the nutrition of your loved one. Malnutrition is a serious senior health issue. Look for the warning signs and help your loved one avoid poor nutrition.
A diet lacking in nutrients
Sometimes we make too big a deal out of it. So big, in fact, that we make it easy to put off. Maybe it seems too difficult to understand what advance directives even are; maybe it is overly complex medically;
The girls and I recently became hooked on a new TV show on NBC called This Is Us. Although my kids can watch a 12-episode series in a weekend’s time, I don’t often have the inclination to sit that still
Mesothelioma is a rare and aggressive cancer caused by a long-term exposure to asbestos, presenting common and unique challenges for a caregiver.
There is no definitive cure for mesothelioma, but recent therapeutic advancements can overcome the gloom-and-doom prognosis that once accompanied
That is all I can say, that is all I can think.
Twenty years. That is a long time ago, and yet the events of that day 20 years ago feels like yesterday. I can still remember everything so vividly,
There comes a point when you may recognize that your loved one requires constant supervision and/or assistance with everyday activities. You may also realize that to take care of any business outside the home you may need to hire some
Snowmen make people smile. They remind people of all ages of their youth – happy simple times when you went outside to play in the snow and those magical times when you had enough to roll big balls into rounded
Attaining sound financial decisions for another person can be very overwhelming, particularly when it comes to health care. Selecting the right Medicare plan for your loved one is critical during the year’s annual enrollment, but out-of-pocket costs are not covered
Chief Medical Officer Laura Patel, MD attended the 2016 CAPC conference. Below are some excerpts from her Pallimed blog post.
1. Palliative care is about the relief of suffering. This requires a multifaceted approach and is something that case management-based or disease