Reading Time: 2 minutes The Trump administration warned states and health care providers not to discriminate against people with disabilities as Coronavirus spreads. In a bulletin issued March 28th, the U.S. […]
Reading Time: 3 minutes As any self-respecting blogger would do, I have to jump on the Coronavirus avoidance advice bandwagon. First, remember that I am not a medical professional, […]
The Hidden Costs of Caregiving
Reading Time: < 1 minute My latest article for lifeeffects.teva discusses the unexpected and hidden costs of caring for people with chronic conditions. I’d love to hear what kind of […]
Surviving Chronic Illnesses
Reading Time: < 1 minute In November 2018, Alex Belth, the editor of Esquire Classic, published an article in Men’s Health magazine, How Our Relationship Survived When My Partner Got […]
The Proverbial Last Straw
Reading Time: 4 minutes The poor little innocuous plastic drinking straw is under attack in the war against pollution. The problem started when a 9-year-old did the math and […]
Women Like To Have Their Faces Washed!
Reading Time: 6 minutes This blog was created to discuss the difficulties of being a male caregiver, especially when the person needing care is your spouse and a female. […]
Loneliness Affects Both Survivor & Caregiver
Reading Time: 4 minutes Loneliness isolates both the survivor and the caregiver resulting in depression.
“Why Can’t I Die?”
Reading Time: 4 minutes Amazingly, the short break I intended to take back in October to recharge for the new year turned into a five-month hiatus. Now I’m back, […]
Dysphagia – A Bitter Pill to Swallow
Reading Time: 2 minutes Dysphagia or swallow disorders complicate caregiving affecting eating and drinking.