Fearless Caregiver

Fearless Caregiver

Reading Time: < 1 minuteHow did you become the caregiver for your loved one? I got a distressed call from a outstate DCF office (one of many state adult protective services) saying my mom was becoming ward of the state. I lived nearly 3000 miles away, my life went...
Slow Medicine

Slow Medicine

Reading Time: 2 minutesI have been reading the book My Mother, Your Mother, by David McCullough. Dr. McCullough is a geriatrician, and he proposes that we adopt the method of “slow medicine” with older adults. When you consider our current health care...
Making Home Safer

Making Home Safer

Reading Time: 2 minutesMaking home safer for an older adult who has difficulty walking, seeing clearly, or some other disabling condition means making a home safer for everyone who lives in the house. Since falls in older adults accounts for the leading cause of...