MUSINGS – HOSPITAL CHRONICLES 1

Hospital Chronicles 1 Dear patients, Please kindly, wear comfortable clothing and footwear to the hospital. Try as much as possible to keep to time to see your GP. Also, mind your business and face the predicament that brought you to the hospital. DO NOT make any suggestions or relay experiences of ill health or death […]

The Hazards of Alcohol Use and Abuse Among Seniors

The Hazards of Alcohol Use and Abuse Among Seniors BY CAROL BRADLEY BURSACK | Last Updated 6.18.2018 My neighbor Joe was rarely without a hip flask during Prohibition. While this accessory eventually went out of vogue, he didn’t change his drinking habits as he aged. Joe was a functioning alcoholic. He and everyone who knew him were well aware […]

Elder Abuse

Elder Abuse #WEAAD Today is World Elder Abuse Awareness Day 1 in 6 older adults have been abused in the past year. Recognize the different forms of elder abuse. I will like to discuss 2 types of abuse prevalent in Nigeria today – Financial exploitation and abandonment. Pension Officer: Hello, good morning  Grandma: Good morning, […]

Accelerated Resolution Therapy May Help Family Caregivers Cope with Complicated Grief

Accelerated Resolution Therapy May Help Family Caregivers Cope with Complicated Grief BY ASHLEY HUNTSBERRY-LETT | 5.23.2018 Caregivers are a special breed. They feel a deep sense of commitment when it comes to caring for those they love, even despite the incredible challenges they face daily. Unfortunately, the flip side of this dedication is a profound sense of […]

CATARACTS

Cataracts Facts About Cataract This information was developed by the National Eye Institute to help patients and their families search for general information about cataracts. An eye care professional who has examined the patient’s eyes and is familiar with his or her medical history is the best person to answer specific questions. About Cataracts What is a cataract? […]

DRINK WATER, EXHALE AND REST

Drink water, exhale and rest I appreciate it when people quit. Don’t get me wrong here, I’m talking about when you know you have finished your race and what is left is that moment to drink chilled water, exhale and rest. A life is valuable when it’s devoid of illness and unnecessary ‘world’ stress. When […]