End of Life Pain Management is Often Necessary As a physician with Hosparus Health, I frequently address the misconception that choosing comfort will shorten life expectancy. In reality, many patients live the same amount of time — or even longer — when they are not … [Read more...] about Your Loved One Shouldn’t Be Miserable
Should I Always Take Her Calls? Hello Sanity, My mom lives in assisted living. My two siblings live further away, but do talk to my mom often. I, though, am the ones she calls with errands, complaints, and the “take me out of here” calls. She sometimes calls several times … [Read more...] about Seeking Sanity: Advice from the front lines of caregiving.
When Katherine Autin’s husband was diagnosed with Parkinson’s in 2004, she didn’t know much about the disease except for what she had heard from stars like Michael J. Fox and Muhammad Ali. Faced with this mysterious and complicated disease, Katherine began to learn as much as she … [Read more...] about 10 Ways to Visit Someone Who is Stuck At Home (A balloon might be a perfect thing to take)
Especially for Cataract, Foot, Joints and Oral Surgery We all know we should follow our doctor’s orders when preparing for and recovering from any kind of surgery, but that is often easier said than done. If we heal quickly, we may push our bodies too fast, too soon. If we … [Read more...] about The Dos and Don’ts of Recovery