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Thursday April 10, 2008 - Issue #374

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From The Editor

Gary Barg - Editor-in-chief

 Care Rangers

Last night, my brother and I were driving on the dark and rain soaked Florida Turnpike when we saw yellow lights flashing ahead off to the side of the road.  The lights were on the top of a truck belonging to the Florida Road Rangers, a state run organization that, believe it or not, comes to the rescue to stranded drivers on major Florida roadways. The ranger was kneeling in the rain changing the tire of a sedan driven by an elderly citizen. 

 It reminded me of the time we were crossing what is known as "Alligator Alley" returning from our Fort Myers event late last year.  All of the sudden our car swerved having just blown out a front tire.  Before we could get to the highway patrol call box about a half mile down the road a Road Ranger approached us, changed the tire and drove off. 

Hey,  how about caregiver rangers?        

 

Take care

Gary Barg
Editor-in-Chief
gary@caregiver.com

 


 

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Feature Article

Young Cancer Spouses

By Sandra Ray, Staff Writer


Young and cancer are two words we don’t often piece together, unless we’re watching fundraisers for hospitals for children with cancer. ...Continued
 


Additional Article:
 

Planning For The Financial Independence
and Security of A Disabled Child

By Philip H. Mondschein, Esq 

As an elder law attorney, I am often asked by a parent of a disabled child “How can I provide for my child’s financial needs when I am no longer alive?” ..Continued


Caregiver Story

Laundry Night

By: Marcie Beyatte


“I had a dream last night about water,” my mother says as we dice cantaloupe and brew our morning coffee. “I woke up with wet sheets.”  ...Continued

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Caretips

Coping Skills



The day you discover your child has cancer, your whole life changes. No matter what the outcome may be, you are now living on an emotional roller coaster..Continued


 

Carenotes

I am getting conflicting answers from an insurance company.  They say that my dad's caregiver has to have a commercial license to drive my dad in my dad's car.  We live in California. Do you have any information about this?



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Inside This Issue:

From the Editor
Care Rangers
Feature Article
Young Cancer Spouses
 
Caregiver Story
Laundry Night
CareTips
Carenotes


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