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Schooling the Doctors
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We need to be ever-vigilant with regard
medication adherence and let our doctors know about
all of the medications and vitamins we or our loved ones
are taking, including those we buy over-the-counter.
Lesson Two: Wendy is a family caregiver
who joined us at a recent Fearless Caregiver Conference.
When the topic of conversation swung around to doctor
office interactions, she said the greatest weapon in her
arsenal is actually a pocket tape recorder. Once the
doctor starts talking, she whips out the recorder and
sets in on the table, making sure to click on the record
button. As I always say, this is the time when you can
be sure to hear any doctor speaking
slowly, concisely and clearly.
Well, now that September is around the
corner, I guess school is in session for caregivers as
well as our kids and grandkids. These first lessons were
offered up by Professors Mindy and Wendy.
And yes, there will be tests. Plenty of