Monthly archives: October, 2012

The Looming Cloud of Alzheimers

When we got the news that my mother-in-law’s ovarian cancer had come back (if it ever responded to chemo the in first place), we were speechless – surprised, betrayed, aghast at the possibility that she was going to lose this battle.  We all hang on every positive word out of oncologists.  “We’re encouraged that the …

Simple Steps to Medication Management – Tips for Caregivers

Are you managing, organizing and coordinating medications for a loved one and/or for yourself? According to the report “Home Alone: Family Caregivers Providing Complex Chronic Care,” by AARP Public Policy Institute (PPI) and the United Hospital Fund (UHF), 46 percent of family caregivers perform medical and nursing tasks for care recipients with multiple chronic physical …

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