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Archive for the ‘Medical Planning’ Category

The Caregiver Conundrum

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The number of seniors in America is skyrocketing, just as the number of available family members per seniors is declining This poses a caregiver conundrum for a lot of people. 50 years ago, it was easy. As parents or grandparents aged, their... Continue Reading »

What Should You Ask Your Doctor?

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Posted on October 17th, 2016 by Teri Dreher, under Medical Planning, Tips & Resources

How many times have you visited your doctor and never asked any questions about the prescription he or she has just handed you? How many times have you left your doctor’s office and wished you had asked questions about why you still don’t feel... Continue Reading »

Decisional Capacity: An Ethical and Legal Dilemma

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Posted on November 24th, 2015 by Teri Dreher, under Medical Planning, Tips & Resources

I have found that many families are often afraid to broach the subject of mental impairment as they watch their parents age. For one thing, it’s very embarrassing to admit to one’s family that you have lost your ability to safely live alone.... Continue Reading »