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An effective caregiver must be an effective communicator. The caregiver is the “eyes and ears” of the medical team. more

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To be entrusted with the care of another human being is one of the greatest honors that can be bestowed on you more

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While my husband David did not die from his cancer, his diagnosis did introduce the stark reality of what could happen. more

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Many loved ones will not tell their caregiver of an onset of hearing loss, for fear of losing independence. more

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As a geriatric care manager, I am considered an expert in issues relating to the elderly.  However, my mother often takes the advice of friends and even strangers over mine. more

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Caregivers need all the help they can get. One of the most difficult barriers to helping a loved one is knowing the best approaches to addressing the issues that need to be addressed. more

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Psychosis or psychotic episodes can be very difficult for caregivers to know how to handle. more

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Caregivers can face overwhelming physical, financial, and emotional demands as a function of their service. In the face of these challenges, communication can sometimes be difficult. more

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Primary doctors are becoming increasingly more informed about migraine headaches and treatment options. You can incorporate better communication with your health-care provider to achieve a winning treatment program. more

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