Managing Medical Care
My Mom has dementia and has recently been hospitalized with A fib and a UTI. Can we stop services and go…
Asked by sealady12
25 hrs ago
What is the difference between pneumonia and a pleural effusion?
Asked by ba8alou
35 hrs ago
Dr. put my Mom on a Fentanyl patch for pain but took her off all other meds. Why?
Asked by beanprod
45 hrs ago
How do I get hospital to agree to put Mom in rehab?
Asked by lcarmichaelslp
3 days ago
How can I convince my Mom (96) that she doesn't need all these doctor's appointments?
Asked by freqflyer
4 days ago
I have read in so many posts 'get a clinical assessment done' but how do I get Dad to do that when he…
Asked by Gypsy2000
Sharing Mom between Florida and Massachusettes. Any advice?
Asked by TeresaPerez
6 days ago
What do you do when elderly parent refuses needed care or legal considerations?
Asked by jennygc
Jul 24, 2014
The VA sent a letter saying he has to be seen by a geriatric dr. Is this first step in getting him into a…
Asked by JustaFriend
Jul 22, 2014
When an elderly person receives an eating tube, do they ever get better?
Asked by Maddie16
Jul 21, 2014
Would a feeding tube have helped my Dad?
Asked by notenoughtime
Jul 19, 2014
My Dad's doctor said Dad had dementia because he was non-responsive. Is that an accurate way to diagnose?
Asked by PStern1966
What do you do when a doctor lies on you and you become the villian, when all you did was try to get help…
Asked by myjourney03
Jul 18, 2014
Any good spine doctors in the area?
Asked by LauraN
Why would my Dad's physician write dementia in his medical chart and not bother to tell anyone?
Jul 17, 2014
If health care proxy is invoked due to dementia while parent is in the hospital, does this stay active…
Asked by Need4Hugs
Jul 14, 2014
Are there any counselors to help me talk to my sister about the care our aging parents need?
Asked by anonymous230640
Jul 13, 2014
When is it appropriate to DNR?
Asked by Sunnygirl1
Jul 11, 2014
Is it ok for a cardiologist to prescribe neurology medication to someone who has epilepsy?
Asked by Jglovesgg
Should I video my Dad to verify issues?
Asked by wolflover451
Jul 10, 2014
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