New Year-New Idea: Frailty Check

New Year-New Idea: Frailty Check

What constitutes frailty? You may be surprised by the extent of the answer. Frailty score is a value related to the number of challenges or deficits one has. Interestingly, frailty is not necessarily measured by age or disease states. Frailty scores vary. Some scales...
When Medications Become Obstacles

When Medications Become Obstacles

November is a time for thanks and especially time to thank caregivers! November is National Caregivers Month. Listening to the homily at church this past Sunday, Fr. Cotter mentioned the fact that there are 613 commandments in the Old Testament. The New Testament has...
The Wave

The Wave

Click on this Template and Resources link to review questions to ask your health care professionals, whether you are visiting your doctor at the office, hospitalized, being discharged, or having difficulty affording or taking your medications. I was only too happy to...
The Driver

The Driver

Please see the new Resources page to “Tee-up” your medication list for your next doctor’s visit! Golf bags are typically filled with 14 clubs. Though the clubs may be a similar number, iron or wood,  the clubs themselves may not be ideal from one...