Necessary vs. Unnecessary Caregiving Frustrations and How To Deal With Both

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This week I got a call from a friend of mine. His Mom is in her eighties, with early onset Alzheimer’s a slew of other clinical conditions.

It wasn’t the first time he reached out to me with the same caregiving frustration… In his own words,

“Claudio I’m so frustrated, I don’t know what else to do. My mother won’t eat, drink, and forgets to take her meds all the time!
I’m with her as much as I can. I have a lady that comes and helps with the house, and still the other day she got dizzy, fell, and almost broke her neck… had to spend a whole day in ER with her. And on top of all that, she’s starting to think I’m the enemy!”

I understand… of course I understand. [Read more…]

Don’t Leave Your Doctor’s Office Without Asking These 5 Critical Questions

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With slashing reimbursements, busy workloads, and less and less time to devote to face to face patient consult, physicians attention and focus have never been more compromised. Which is why we put together these 5 key questions to help you maximize the quality of the conversation with your doctor. Here they are: [Read more…]

5 Easy Steps Seniors Can Take To Protect Themselves From Financial Scams and Rackets Perpetrated By Friends, Family, and Strangers

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According to the FTC (Federal Trade Commission), Florida is the state with the highest per capita rate of reported fraud in the country. If you are 65 or older, or have parents who are, here are 5 steps you can take to protect your money. [Read more…]