Elderly Care: Helping You Deal With the Dying Process

Elderly Care: Helping You Deal With the Dying Process

  • Treating Basal Cell Carcinoma: What You Should Know

    Skin cancer is a common problem among people all across the United States. In fact, every year, there are over 3.5 million cases of skin cancer that are not melanoma diagnosed in the United States and those cases affect more than 2 million people annually. The numbers do not lie, skin cancer is a major problem for millions of people here in this country, and these numbers continue to increase. Basal cell carcinoma is one of the most common forms of skin cancer.

  • 8 Signs That You Need A Gynecological Check-Up

    The truth is that plenty of women give very little thought to their reproductive organs and their health when they aren't at the gynecologist. Even then, only about 17% of women actually go to their gynecologist annually. If you happen to be one of the women who don't do this, you may want to consider whether making that appointment could be a good choice. Here are a few symptoms you may want to consider where making an appointment would be a good or even vital decision.

  • About Osteoarthritis And Getting It Treated By An Orthopedic Surgeon

    It can be a struggle being productive when you have painful knees that interferes with your ability to stoop down, especially if you have a job that involves lifting objects. Knee pain can come about from a condition that is called osteoarthritis, and an orthopedic surgeon can give you some relief by performing knee replacement surgery. In this article, learn about osteoarthritis and how an orthopedic surgeon can treat it.

  • Midwifery: Three Reasons for Choosing a Midwife over an Ob/GYN

    Whether this is your first child and you want to try everything au naturel or you have quite a brood of kids already and know what you are doing, having a midwife is a very different choice. Many women prefer to have an Ob/GYN doctor deliver their babies in a delivery room, which is typical and expected. When other people around you ask why you chose a midwife instead of your Ob/GYN, you can use one of the following reasons to validate your choice.

  • Two Ways To Increase The Usage Of Your Patient Portal

    It would seem that patient portals, which are secure websites that allow healthcare patients to view their medical information online from virtually anywhere, would be wildly popular.  However, a recent survey indicated that 64 percent of Americans do not use patient portals. If you are a doctor or other medical professional, you are likely looking for ways to increase the usage of the patient portal that your healthcare facility makes available to your clients.

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    Elderly Care: Helping You Deal With the Dying Process

    As an elderly care worker, I have witnessed the deaths of many individuals. I have seen family members become angry, sad, and completely silent at the end. I have also seen individuals refuse to see family members out of denial. People deal with death in different ways, and the strong emotions are often unfamiliar and scary. If you have a parent or grandparent who is elderly, then I want to share with you what I know about end of life care and dying process. We are a society that does not talk about death, and this can cause great pain when a family member dies. Learn about the process and find out how to deal with your own emotions and how to love your family members at the end. If there is only a small amount of time left, then I want you to cherish the final moments.