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Older Driver “Red Flags”

Driving is freedom.  Pure freedom.  Many people dread the day when they are no longer able to drive- or when someone else tells them that they should no longer drive.  It is one of the most difficult conversations to have ...

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Polynocturia: Nobody Gets Any Sleep

George is awakened his wife, “George, I have to go to the bathroom.” “Again?” George grumbles. Mary listens to her father during the night via a baby monitor.  “Every time he gets up to pee, I have to go in ...

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Dementia and The Right to Self Determination

*** In the United States, a patient’s right to make their own health care decisions is a federal law.  The Patient Self-Determination Act (PSDA) ensures that a patient’s right to self-determination in health care decisions be communicated and protected. Clearly there ...

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Kill the Devil Doll

*** Here is a story that offers a different perspective, brought to my attention by a family who is struggling with a loved one’s dementia.  I know you all can identify with the challenges of dealing with dementia’s disruptive behaviors, and how ...

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