Caregiving Advocacy – Learn the importance of becoming an advocate for yourself or your loved ones. Caregivers and those needing care feel vulnerable when interacting with healthcare providers. This uncertainty places caregivers and those needing care at risk of receiving substandard care or of making poor decisions due to a lack of information. Make sure you and your loved one receive beneficial care by becoming more educated.
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Check out articles by Pamela D Wilson, caregiver expert, written for family caregivers about the importance of advocacy and becoming more educated about health issues and prevention.
Do The Elderly Take Too Many Medications?
Do the elderly take too many medications? Knowing the short and long-term effects of health conditions can support the decision to take prescription drugs or be more proactive in addressing health concerns. Many older adults complain about the number of medicines their physicians prescribe b...Free Family Library - Click Here to Read
Programs Offered by Caregiving Experts
Caregiving experts with verifiable experience can offer family caregivers relief from stress and anxiety. Caregiving programs can improve confidence and the ability to manage daily challenges and care needs of aging parents, spouses, and loved ones. Eldercare consultations can offer support f...Free Family Library - Click Here to Read
Elizabeth Hughes & The Story of Insulin
Elizabeth Hughes & The Story of Insulin Caregiving expert, Pamela D Wilson interviews Thea Cooper, Author, and Historian on The Caring Generation. Learn the story of how insulin became a solution for diabetes. Podcast playing time 11:12 Click play below to listen. ...Free Family Library - Click Here to Listen
The Patient Experience: The Duty of Healthcare Professionals
The patient experience can be negatively affected by healthcare professionals who fail to offer realistic prognoses and information. The patient experience can be negatively affected by healthcare professionals who fail to offer realistic prognoses and information. In this video, Pamela D. Wil...Free Family Library - Click Here to Watch
Caregiver Advocacy Being The Squeaky Wheel
Caregiver advocacy for an elderly parent or yourself is a learned skill. Family caregivers have a responsibility to an aging parent or loved one to be proactive about care needs. If you are the medical or financial power of attorney you have a legal responsibility to act. This legal respons...Free Family Library - Click Here to Read
The Helpful Neighbor: How Did I Get Involved?
I recently received a telephone call from the housekeeper of an elderly woman named Shirley who was concerned that her client was alone and had serious health concerns. She called, frantic because Shirley was starving herself. The housekeeper reported that Shirley told her that she wanted...Free Family Library - Click Here to Read