Sleep has been under-rated. There is no doubt that miracles occur daily in hospitals. But in the race to vanquish disease, simple things like sleep can get short shrift.
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Beginning this month, Medicare started sending out new cards to all its members. The mailings will take place in waves. The person you care for may not receive theirs until later in the year. You dRead More
If the person you care for has received a dementia diagnosis, talk with them NOW about their wishes for medical care at the end of life. It's a critical time to update their advance care directRead More
In many families, care of an elder relative falls predominately to one person. This typically begins with assisting occasionally for a few hours, and it can be a very loving connection. But as the Read More
Our brains are predisposed to feel the emotions of others. This capacity, called "empathy," fuels our most altruistic acts as humans. And it fosters sweeter and deeper relationships.