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Slow Medicine

Slow Medicine

I 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 delivery system, it is excellent at...

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Making Home Safer

Making Home Safer

Making 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 disability and impairment...

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Traveling and Caregiving

Traveling and Caregiving

Traveling can be fun with a loved one but can provide special challenges for family caregivers when the older parent, spouse, or other family member needs special assistance due to chronic health problems. Communicating and planning are essential. Basic Travel Tips...

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