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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Isaac Vielma
18 years experience in Family Medicine
It's a break...: Usually respite is a break for a family member (s) or caregiver providing hands on care or supervisory care. This may include someone to give the fami ... Read More
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A 61-year-old member asked:
Dr. Benjamin Lessig
24 years experience in Geriatrics
See below: Loved one prefers to stay on current location instead of moving to another location because of fear of losing independence while the primary caregiver ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pedro Hernandez
39 years experience in Geriatrics
Get help: If you as a male do not have to go to work... Try your best. Go to the dr. With her or ontact her dr. Ofice and ask what type of help ( services) t ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shaym Puppala
24 years experience in Internal Medicine
Check out AARP page: The aarp has useful information regarding long distance caregiving. http://www.aarp.org/relationships/caregiving-resource-center/info-09-2010/pc_obst ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shaym Puppala
24 years experience in Internal Medicine
Overwhelmed: If experiencing feelings of anger or resentment towards the one needing care, feeling overwhelmed, having heightened anxiety or depressed mood, lackin ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pedro Hernandez
39 years experience in Geriatrics
If not trained: Care in a healthy family environment is most of the time desirable. The problem arises when the medical issues get complicated and the family does no ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Hazlett
53 years experience in Psychiatry
Most certainly!: It's safe to say most folks would concede they do have a spiritual side. We each choose our own beliefs about our spiritual side, a side often forgot ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Roosth
34 years experience in Internal Medicine
Multiple Ways: The addition of family assistance in the care of any loved one can add benefits. Many dementia patients for example are more comfortable with people ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
34 years experience in Pediatrics
Fatigue,...: ...Lack of sleep, and a silly grin on the caregiver's face much of the time...
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
41 years experience in Psychiatry
Resources: The national association of professional geriatric care managers http://www.Caremanager.Org/ may be able to help you find services in your town. Thi ... Read More
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