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Thursday April 18, 2013 - Issue #635

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From The Editor

Gary Barg - Editor-in-chiefFearlessly Forward

I was on Facebook around 3:00 on Monday afternoon (don’t tell my boss) and saw a post from a friend about being at the Boston Marathon. Within moments—as did everyone, I got the news of the horrific act perpetrated at the marathon’s finish line. Thankfully, I heard very quickly from my friend that she was out of harm’s way. I remained glued to my television set all night. Angry, shocked and saddened, I was trying to put any of this senselessness into perspective....read more 

Care Fearlessly

Gary Barg
Editor-in-Chief

gary@caregiver.com


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Featured Article

One Daughter's Story:
for a Parent in my Home
By Kristine Dwyer, LSW, Staff Writer

 

Caregiving can begin with a moment’s notice, as Beth discovered. Her elderly mother, widowed and living independently in the Midwest, had suffered a disabling stroke. Beth, the youngest of six children, willingly responded since she lived closer than her siblings...read more


Guest Column

The Caregivers' Role in Rehabilitation
By Sean Kenny

 

The ever expanding role of caregivers has grown by leaps and bounds in the last few years. Primary caregivers have always been extensions of their medical facility based counterparts, whether they are doctors, physiologists, nutritionists, or psychologists. The field of rehabilitative medicine is no different...read more


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Avoiding Spinal Cord Injuries

 

Spinal Cord Injury Prevention Safety Tips

  • Always wear a seat belt.

  • Secure or buckle children into age- and weight-appropriate child safety seats...read more


Care Verses

Time Zones

By Donna M Coombs

Appointments to keep
Groceries, shopping
Lunch dates to meet
Clients, meetings
Time rushes by
As I struggle 
To keep up the pace
And I wonder
How long can stay in 
This race?...read more


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Inside This Issue:

From the Editor

Fearlessly Forward

Featured Article

One Daughter's Story:
for a Parent in my Home
Guest Column

The Caregivers' Role
in Rehabilitation

Caretips

Practical Safety Tips for Avoiding Spinal Cord Injuries
Care Verses

 


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