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Archive for the ‘Palliative Care & Hospice’ Category

Cultural Considerations in Health Care

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Posted on September 11th, 2019 by Bettina Carlson, under Caregiving, Integrative Health Care, Leadership, Palliative Care & Hospice, Patient Advocacy, Something New

Last week, we went to a presentation on “Cultural Considerations at the End of Life” at the Northbrook Inn Memory Care Community in Northbrook. The fabulous speakers, Lauren Weldon (Partner at Margolis Weldon, LLC) and Jacqueline Boyd (Owner... Continue Reading »

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 »

Any Good Thing Taken Too Far…

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Posted on November 11th, 2014 by Teri Dreher, under Palliative Care & Hospice, Something New

PallThere has been a lot of media frenzy recently over the right to die issue gaining popularity around the country and I want to share a medical perspective that perhaps the general public is unaware of. As an ICU nurse with 38 years clinical... Continue Reading »