Managing Medical Care
How to get mom to take her medications when she refuses?
Asked by Melville
15 hrs ago
What are three things to consider when a behavior arises?
Asked by henretha
24 hrs ago
What do you do when elderly parent refuses needed care or legal considerations?
Asked by jennygc
6 days ago
Mom is 2 hrs away, needs full time care. I have a live in for her but I feel like I'm managing them both.…
Asked by Abbey6191
7 days ago
My mom is on Medicare, can a doctor's office refuse to see a Medicare patient?
Asked by anonymous13319
Oct 25, 2013
Are hospitals allowed to ignore a DNR if it has been formally indicated in a legal medical directive?
Asked by ShadowChild1
Oct 18, 2013
My dad, a stroke patient, refuses food, medicines and physiotherapy. He gets stubborn if we insist and…
Asked by Reann21
Oct 14, 2013
Rehabilitation for the elderly, nursing home or hospital rehabilitation ward?
Asked by Debralee
I need to find a dentist for my dad. Any help?
Asked by momtymes3
Oct 4, 2013
My 83-year-old father hasn't seen a doctor for over 30 years! Is it common for an elderly person to refuse…
Asked by Dbaggaley77
Sep 30, 2013
Do you contact their primary care doctor about your elderly mom's alcohol problem?
Asked by Bev0424
Sep 26, 2013
Mom refuses to go to followup visit with surgeon, says I got her into this. Now what?
Asked by kateivy
Sep 25, 2013
What kinds of questions should I ask at my dad's care plan meeting this afternoon?
Asked by lgregg6137
Sep 24, 2013
Mom has bone on bone arthritis in her shoulders and won't take all her pain meds. What do I do?
Asked by Smitty
Sep 19, 2013
Can a neurologist refuse to give a diagnosis of dementia?
Asked by greenie
Sep 15, 2013
Need help arranging post operation care for FIL after open heart surgery.
Asked by julidu
Sep 9, 2013
Has anyone had mother have rectocele surgery? Mom is a candidate but very reluctant.
Sep 5, 2013
Are there geriatric behavioral specialists who could develop an action plan?
Asked by elderlies101
What do I do about my mother-in-law and her 14 doctors? She's 88 and just needs to see all these doctors.
Asked by froglady
Sep 4, 2013
What can you do when your mom refuses to go to the doctor?
Asked by dakotadreamer
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