- Home Care 3
- Diet and Health: an Update.
- Care at Home: Progress (?)
- Care at Home, Again.
- Careful What You Wish For (or, Creating a Monster)
- I’ve moved
- FMF Award Acceptance Speech
- A Very Interesting Medical Book
- Healthcare Mismanagement
- A Fool and His Money
- Policy and People
- WHEN NOTHING WORKS
- Final Adventure of the Geriatric Doctor-In-Law (6)
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‘The Writer’s Cafe’ talks with me about ‘A Bitter Pill’.
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The Toronto Star on ‘old folks’ and healthcare.
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The Vancouver Province discusses medical treatment for the elderly.
Here’s an excerpt from Elizabeth Payne’s article in the Vancouver Province about my book, A Bitter Pill. There is real anger in his newly released book. “The way modern medical care is practiced is all wrong for people near the … Continue reading
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Know what you want: HAVE the tough conversations early.
Is it okay not to investigate and treat somebody when they get sick at home? This is a big scary question for a lot of people. Part of the answer for a Sunshiner is to know what the person wants … Continue reading
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How do I keep a Sunshiner at home?
Sometimes people tell me I’m not being realistic and expecting them to keep their frail relatives at home. How can we deal with a sudden change in independence if we can’t get supporting help quickly? How do we know what’s … Continue reading
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