Trying to be a working caregiver can be time-consuming and stressful. Consider these three steps for coping with this common situation.
An increasing number of doctors are moving from an individual, relationship-oriented model of care to a more transaction, team-based approach; are we losing something vital in the process?
The nation’s elder care workers are often invisible and grossly underappreciated. It’s time to show them respect.
Who said that fifteen minutes is enough time for a doctor to examine and take care of a patient? This is roughly the same amount of time men spend on the toilet each day. So, why isn’t this number being questioned more?
The second general approach to dealing with the question of longevity and sustainable spending is to leave the concept of planning horizons behind and to simply incorporate survival probabilities into calculations. As David Blanchett says: failure is really only failure if wealth is depleted
After manufacturers failed to prove any benefit, the FDA announced they will no longer permit triclosan and 18 other chemicals to be used in “antibacterial” soaps in the U.S. Regular soap and water is just as effective, and safer. Sometimes government regulation is a good thing.
Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren is questioning Aetna’s about-face on Obamacare expansion after the insurer decided to scale back participation on exchanges after the Justice Department challenged its merger with Humana.