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Thursday March 14, 2013 - Issue #630

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From The Editor

Gary Barg - Editor-in-chiefThe CEO Forum

I have been talking about family caregivers being the CEO of Caring For My Loved One, Inc. since late last century in Today’s Caregiver magazine, on caregiver.com and at the Fearless Caregiver Conferences.  Like many CEOs, you have tools at your disposal; but unlike...read more 

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Gary Barg


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Featured Article

Huntington's Disease: A Caregiver's Guide

By Frances Maguire Paist, Staff Writer

To the uninitiated, a first read-through of the symptoms of Huntington’s disease is reminiscent of the behaviors of very early childhood. Those afflicted with what is sometimes also called Huntington’s chorea eventually can’t walk or communicate the way they once did...read more

Guest Column

Wake Up and Fight Parkinson's with Exercise
By Jackie Russell, RN


Parkinson’s disease (PD) remains, for the most part, a mystery of medical science.  For reasons unknown, certain brain cells stop producing a substance called dopamine.  The lack of dopamine affects an individual’s movement, strength and balance...read more

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Tips for Organizing a Medical History

A trip to the emergency room made me realize why caregivers are advised to organize heath information. Like many caregivers, I share the task of going with my loved one to appointments. My sister usually takes our mom to the dentist, audiologist and optometrist...read more

Share your tip, advice, resource or observation.  

Sharing Wisdom

From Denise in Virginia
I carry an index card which lists all the medications, dosages and allergies my husband has, plus all the surgeries he has had. If we are in an emergency situation, I can give them the card so they have current and accurate information.
From Lori in Massachusetts
Adult day health is less expensive than home health aides. They provide breakfast and lunch, as well as social activities. They also have nurses and aides, so showers and personal care can also be provided. Perfect solution for respite for the family.

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Inside This Issue:

From the Editor

The CEO Forum

Featured Article

Huntington's Disease:
A Caregiver's Guide
Guest Column

Wake Up and Fight Parkinson's with


Tips for Organizing a Medical History
Sharing Wisdom


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