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Fearless Caregiver Newsletter
 Tuesday February 07, 2012 - Issue #72

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From The Editor

Gary Barg - Editor-in-chiefAn Interview with Olympia Dukakis

Olympia Dukakis is an Academy-Award-winning actress, a trained physical therapist and a very caring soul, who has been a caregiver for her husband and her close friend, Jessica, a formerly vibrant dancer and actress who suffered from excruciating bone pain caused by cancer. She is also a tireless caregiver advocate. 

Editor-In-Chief Gary Barg sat down with this truly fearless caregiver who is working to make a difference for those in pain.

Gary Barg: As someone whose father experienced excruciating bone pain while living with multiple myeloma, I am really grateful for your work with bone pain awareness.  I think it’s hard for family members to truly understand that level of pain. 

Olympia Dukakis: Right. You don’t have to live with it. You can reach out and find other solutions. Maybe there is some pain, but there are also solutions...continued

Take Care

Gary Barg
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gary@caregiver.com


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Feature Article

Tackling Tax Season
By Jennifer Bradley, Staff Writer

Life is expensive. Being a caregiver can be another added expense to your monthly budget, even if a loved one has independent...continued


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Guest Column

Diabetes, Exercise and Caregiving
By Sean M. Kenny

The benefits of exercise for people with diabetes can be quite substantial. With both forms of diabetes, type 1 and type 2 (insulin dependent and non-insulin dependent respectively), exercise can play a vital role in the prevention of ...continued


Caretips

Nutrition and Heart Disease

Heart disease can be caused by a variety of conditions such as genetics or a physical calamity, but an increasing number of cases are being caused by poor nutrition...continued


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Carenotes

My mom's dementia is advancing; she is 89. Last December, she was diagnosed with a recurrence of endometrial cancer in the vaginal cuff and is starting radiation. My concerns are her inability to relate any pain or discomfort from the radiation to us. Any suggestions?

Connie

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Inside This Issue:

From the Editor
An Interview with Olympia Dukakis

Feature Article
Tackling Tax Season

Guest Column
Diabetes, Exercise and Caregiving

Caretips
Nutrition and Heart Disease
Carenotes
 

 

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