One of the major challenges for many of us is the new, and expanding life stage known as “care-giver”.
In these posts, we hope to highlight some useful programs and services that can assist you and your family in negotiating this challenging life stage.
As this is my first column I thought I would give readers a sense of what I do as a Geriatric Care Manager by way of a metaphor. I will start out to say that I have been [Read more...]
In the fast changing world of modern medicine where new diagnostic techniques, improved therapies, and healthcare insurance debates usually attract the most attention, the [Read more...]
A few weeks ago I had one of those encounters that reinforce my belief that many of our generation really do live in what I call the “club-sandwich” [Read more...]
When I had cancer, people were generous. It validated the work that I had done during the previous two decades to assist in creating caring communities that extend themselves [Read more...]
A while ago I met with the people at Health Advocate in suburban Philadelphia. They were featured in a long article in the Philadelphia Inquirer. I was intrigued by the fact [Read more...]
We’ have uncovered another major resource for care-giving. CARING.Com is a resource for personal and family concerns in the area of care-giving. A special feature of [Read more...]
Contributed by Ilene H. Sharp Some childhood memories are clearer in my mind than things that happened last week. Perhaps it’s because they are so meaningful and somehow [Read more...]
Rabbi Address’s note: Dr. Robert Lester is a physician in Canada. He gave the following paper at a workshop at the Union for Reform Judaism Biennial convention in [Read more...]
By Athan Bezaitis, MA Aging Well Vol. 2 No. 4 P. 14 Skilled professionals and cutting-edge technologies combine to effectively dispatch tasks related to caring for loved ones [Read more...]
I was speaking with a friend the other day, whose father had died almost 6 months ago. The siblings were getting together this week and beginning the process of dividing [Read more...]