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Avoid caregiver fatigue

Avoid caregiver fatigue

Being the caregiver for a sick loved one can be both rewarding and exhausting. It can be a way to give back to a parent who is now in need, or maybe it becomes fulfillment of vows said long ago. Whatever the circumstance, it can be easy to get so caught up in their care that the caregiver starts to suffer. Mental, physical and spiritual fatigue can occur when the caregiver neglects his or her...Read More »

Dr. Douglas Fronzaglia: Are you taking unnecessary medications? A geriatrician can help tell

Dr. Douglas Fronzaglia: Are you taking unnecessary medications? A geriatrician can help tell

This article first appeared online at GoErie.com on Oct. 23, 2022. Many older patients consume enough medications each day to create an entire meal. These are commonly started in middle age for prevention or treatment of disease. As patients age, however, these medications may not be as effective or necessary, and in some cases, may even be harmful. The goal of medications is to prevent or treat disease, so that you can age and still...Read More »

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