I AM CareGiver, Mom

Changing Mom’s Physician….Part 2

So, as I mentioned in the original post about Changing Mom's Physician, we are transitioning to a service where the healthcare professional comes to you. This is needed as Mom's Post Polio Syndrome and congestive heart failure has progressed to the point where it is beyond exhausting for her to venture out of the house.… Continue reading Changing Mom’s Physician….Part 2

I AM CareGiver

As Caregivers, We Are our Loved One’s Health Care System

Recently I saw something over on Caregiving.com that got me thinking. Physicians and other health care professionals provide once-in-a-while care. It's true! Depending on the age and medical conditions of our loved ones, a physician typically sees a patient maybe once a month, at most. If the patient is doing well, appointments can be 6… Continue reading As Caregivers, We Are our Loved One’s Health Care System


Changing Mom’s Physician

Ever since my parents moved back to Milwaukee from Florida some 15 years ago, Mom has enjoyed the relationship that she has built with her General Physician. Her doctor's staff has been very compassionate and supportive, especially during the winter months when there is no way that Mom is leaving the house in that frigid… Continue reading Changing Mom’s Physician