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Why a Healthcare Advocate Can Be a Good Idea
Why a Healthcare Advocate Can Be a Good Idea

When faced with a significant medical or care decision, having another set of eyes and ears on the situation can provide important, objective feedback that otherwise might go overlooked.

All, blog post, Senior Care, Health, Healthcare

How to Respond When Your Loved One Repeats Themselves
How to Respond When Your Loved One Repeats Themselves

You just never really know why someone with Alzheimer’s Disease or other dementia repeats the same question or comment over and over. Is it really simply a lack of short-term memory or are there other possible reasons?

All, blog post, Care Givers, Alzheimer's, elderly care, elder support, aging

Preventing Dangerous Drug Interactions
Preventing Dangerous Drug Interactions

Medication is often a fact of life, especially as we age. Just as we explore potential side effects, equally as important is to understand possible interactions with other medications, both over-the-counter and prescribed.

All, blog post, Medical Care, Health

The Path to Forgiveness
The Path to Forgiveness

Learn to "let go". Although it is a commonly used phrase, how many of us actually know what it means and even if we do know, how do we do it?

All, blog post, Family and Relationships, caregivers, Lifestyle

7 Tips for Travel With A Person Living With Dementia
7 Tips for Travel With A Person Living With Dementia

This is the time of year for family gatherings and holiday celebrations. Perhaps your travel plans include a trip with someone who has had a decline in cognition that will require extra vigilance and preparation.

All, blog post, Holidays, Tips, Care Givers, elderly care, Family and Relationships

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Understanding End of Life Option

Karin Kidd RN, BS, Co-leader for the greater northern bay area for the organization "Compassion & Choices.” Karin has been a registered nurse for 45 years with a focus Oncology, Reconstructive surgery, Medical Ethics and Palliative care. Dennis Pocekay, MD, MPH practiced at Kaiser Permanente in the Bay Area for 28 years, is board-certified in Internal Medicine, Geriatrics, Preventive Medicine, and Occupational Medicine. For more information contact: Stefanie Elkin selkin@compassionandchoices.org

The Future of Our Health Care System

Dr. Benjamin A. Bensadon is a licensed clinical geropsychologist, Associate Director of the Internal Medicine Residency Program’s Geriatrics & Palliative Care rotation, and Assistant Professor of Clinical Biomedical Science in the Department of Integrated Medical Sciences at Florida Atlantic University’s Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine.

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