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Cancer Treatment Options: A Time to Treat a Time to Let...

Cancer treatment options should include switching to comfort care. The National Comprehensive Cancer Network has developed guidelines of when an oncologist should switch to comfort...

Receiving Cancer Treatment: A Time to Treat and a Time to...

When receiving palliative cancer treatment may warrant making tough decisions. Palliative chemotherapy, an option that most oncologists offer, is meant to shrink cancer cells,...

5 Tips You Should Know About Senior Eye Health

This article was submitted by Felicity Dyer As we grow older, changes in vision are natural - but for many seniors, the changes don’t need...

In Cancer Therapy, There is a Time to Treat and a...

Sara, an 80-year-old,  is receiving cancer therapy and she sent email to me. I have decided to tackle a difficult subject. This will be...

Unspeakable Secret: Study Finds Family Caregivers of Dementia Harbor Suicidal and...

It is important to understand there are hundreds of thousands of family caregivers of dementia are providing care for a loved one. It is a physically...

Guitar Lessons : Activities for Seniors Citizens and Alzheimers Disease Prevention

 Consider Guitar Lessons for Alzheimers disease prevention. In addition, learning to play the guitar can also: enhance problem solving skills exercise spatial and visualization processes in the...

JAMA Network Studies Address Rational Suicide As Part of End of...

The debate is brewing. Is rational suicide really rational? What does rational suicide mean? The definition in simple terms :  "the concept that suicide is...

Physician Assisted Suicide? Rational Suicide? What You Need to Know

The Society for Old Age Rational Suicide of the UK has been in the news recently when a relatively healthy 76-year-old palliative care nurse...

Life After Caregiving, Re-entering, One Step at a Time

Life After Caregiving Re-entering Life, One Step at a Time was written by Sharon Clayton, a caregiver and friend. I want to tell you a...

Facing Our Own Mortality : Accepting That Our Life is Not...

Facing our own mortality is never easy.  When we deal with an unexpected diagnosis of a disease that may cut our life short, we...