Caregivers have a large impact on the health of the elderly
they care for and the eventual outcome of the care. Caring for our loved ones can
be overwhelming, as it becomes such an integral part of our focus. We feel
exhausted and sometimes resentful when i...
Although I wrote this years ago, it still is significant today. Effective end-of-life care includes both palliative and hospice care. The term palliative care is a broad concept, since it includes the management of the physical, psychological, social, spiri...
- Capella UniversityHealth Care Administration/Public Leadership Ph.D program, 2008 - present
- Capella UniversityHealth Care Administration/ Public Leadership MS, 2004 - 2008
- CaringHandsPatientAdvocateFounder, 2008 - presentProviding services for older clients with major health issues looking for access to long-term care. Support with life decisions and issues in healthcare in the overall process of the health care system. Professional Associations: Patient Advocate Foundation National Family Caregiver Association National Association of Geriatric Care Managers National Family Caregiver Association ProAging - Resources for Professionals in the field of Aging National Association of Professional Women
When in the ER with abdominal pain, adjust your expectations
Like many areas of medicine, the diagnosis of abdominal pain is inexact. The tools at the doctors' disposal aren't accurate enough.
Patient Advocacy for the Aging: Knowledge Acquisition
Knowledge Acquisition. Working as a Patient Advocate/Navigator and Program Director in the geriatric profession within the field of home hea