“I learned a long time ago the wisest thing I can do is be on my own side, be an advocate for myself and for others like me.” Maya Angelou Speaking up for ourselves and our personal needs can be challenging for some, even in the best of times. When we must engage with the … [Read more...] about Hesitant About The Hospital? These Tips Can Help
One day in kindergarten my teacher Mrs. Prusch asked each student what they wanted to be when they grew up. She made it through half of the class with answers of a ballerina, a police officer, a Mommy like my Mommy, a doctor, a teacher, and my favorite - a clown. Since I was in … [Read more...] about Strive For Contentment In Your Life
Finding the right type of care for an aging loved one can be confusing, especially when it comes to hospice, home health, and palliative care. While there are differences among them, there is also some overlap as a patient may journey from one type of care to another. … [Read more...] about Hospice, Home Health, Or Palliative Care: What’s Right For You?
For many people, surgical recovery can be a long and arduous process. One local company, however, has been working to help. Dr. Alice Cash is the CEO and founder of Surgical Serenity Solutions, a Louisville-based company with the aim of shortening the post-surgical healing … [Read more...] about A Musical Approach To Healing
You likely know what respite care is, even though that particular term may not have been used. According to the National Institute on Aging, respite care “provides short-term relief for primary caregivers,” but what it looks like can vary depending on the needs of the caregiver … [Read more...] about When A Caregiver Needs Support