Category: End of Life Care

Mothers, Daughters, and Our Changing Relationships

If you are among the one in five baby boomer women managing multiple roles of working professional, mother, wife, daughter, and caregiver, today’s newsletter is for and about you. Men, please take note. This impacts you too! Caregiving One definition of a caregiver is, “An unpaid person attending to the needs of a dependent adult,… Read on…

The Importance of Difficult Conversations

I have worked with Mr. P. for the past three years. Like many older adults, he lives with multiple chronic medical conditions, including diabetes and dementia. He is no longer able to walk or transfer without being lifted and is fortunate to live at home with a 24-hour, live-in caregiver. He was hospitalized approximately 20… Read on…