Thursday, October 30, 2014

Carol Bradley Bursack's Posts

Dementia Service Dogs an Idea That Needs Support

Most of us are aware of service dogs, especially guide dogs for people with sight impairment, because we see them around our communities. These dogs are not pets. They are working animals and are allowed wherever the person they serve goes.


Increasingly, other service dogs are being trained to help people with impaired hearing,... Read moreChevron

Interview with Dr. Jonny Bowden AKA “The Nutrition Myth Buster”™

Jonny Bowden, PhD, CNS, is widely known as "The Rogue Nutritionist" and has now trademarked the name “The Nutritional Myth Buster.” He’s out to tell the truth about nutrition and health the way he sees it.

 

Dr. Bowden is a nationally known expert on weight loss, nutrition and health. He is a board-certified... Read moreChevron

Veteran Caregiver for Multiple Elders Tells It Like It Is

It’s been nearly a decade since I began sharing my personal caregiving stories with the public, first via the book “Minding Our Elders: Caregivers Share Their Personal Stories” and later through a newspaper column, on my own blog and then contributing to major websites such as Healthcentral.com.


When I first... Read moreChevron

Breaking the Sacred Promise: It’s Time for a Nursing Home

It’s something many of us have done. Our parents are in their middle years and have come home from visiting someone in a nursing home. The hospital-like structure of the older nursing home was disturbing to them. While relating their experience to you they say that they’d hate to end up in a place like that. You jump in and say with... Read moreChevron

Terminally Ill? Where We Live Can Affect Aggressiveness of Treatment

Most of us would like to believe that medical people have our best interests at heart. We, or the people who have been appointed by us to represent us during a healthcare crisis, should be part of the... Read moreChevron