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 Doctors Encouraged to Discuss Care Options, and Goals With Patients and Caregivers Increased communication between doctors, patients, and their caregivers, may lead to better outcomes for people suffering from heart failure, according to a recent report. Released by the American Heart Association (AHA), the article encourages doctors to have frank discussions…

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Honesty May Not Always Be a Doctor’s Policy Is your elderly loved one’s doctor being completely truthful with you? Are you sure? A new study, led by researchers from Harvard Medical School, indicates that some doctors refuse to tell their patients the whole truth, and nothing but the truth. Results showed that…

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Patient-Doctor-Caregiver: Demystifying the Dynamic Caregivers agonizing over the question of whether or not they should accompany an elderly loved one to the doctor often weigh the desire to become more educated about a senior’s care with not wanting to unnecessarily step on the toes of the elder or their doctor. A recently…

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For Patients and Caregivers, Study Could Open Door to Doctor’s Thoughts What would happen if you knew what a doctor really thought about your elderly loved one’s health? Would it scare you? Prompt you to ask more questions? Would it help you take better care of them? These are some…

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Super Committee Failure Puts Elderly and their Doctors in Tough Spot The Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction’s failure to complete its primary directive of coming up with a recommendation on how to cut the national deficit by $1.5 trillion will have wide-ranging effects on every American—including caregivers and their elderly parents….

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Why Older Adults ‘Fake It’ in Front of the Doctor One of elder care’s most perplexing puzzles is the ability of adults with cognitive decline—either as a result of the aging process or caused by some form of dementia—to function normally in certain situations, despite their impairment. Family members are…

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 Why Older Adults ‘Fake It’ in Front of the Doctor One of elder care’s most perplexing puzzles is the ability of adults with cognitive decline—either as a result of the aging process or caused by some form of dementia—to function normally in certain situations, despite their impairment. Family members are…

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Study Shows Startling Lack of Doctor Communication About Feeding Tube Insertion In a painful role reversal, adult caregivers sometimes find themselves facing the dilemma of how to nourish a dementia-stricken loved one who can’t, or won’t, eat. The most common way to medically resolve this problem is through the insertion…

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Super Committee Failure Puts Elderly and their Doctors in Tough Spot The Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction’s failure to complete its primary directive of coming up with a recommendation on how to cut the national deficit by $1.5 trillion will have wide-ranging effects on every American—including caregivers and their elderly parents….

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For Patients and Caregivers, Study Could Open Door to Doctor’s Thoughts What would happen if you knew what a doctor really thought about your elderly loved one’s health? Would it scare you? Prompt you to ask more questions? Would it help you take better care of them? These are some…