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Instructions not Included When it Comes to Caregiving: By Dr. De Leon

Don’t dwell on the disease. Value the moments, the pearls of wisdom, their smile, their humor.” St. Elizabeth      Caregiving is not for the faint of heart. I have had to be the caregiver for two of the people I love, my grandmother and father. Although the experience was extremely rewarding, I was left completely

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Keeping Track of Doctors Bills : By Dr. De Leon

” I am not telling you is going to be easy, I am telling you is going to be worth it!” As many of you may already know, November is caregivers’ month; thus, I will talk about an issue that affects caregivers and patients alike. The care giver has many responsibilities and roles in making

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Tips for Making Life Easier for Both Caregivers & Chronically Ill Alike : By Dr. De Leon

Last month I have been dealing with my dad’s terminal illness. I have had my moments of frustration as many of you have in taking care of loved ones with chronic illnesses like PD because sometimes what we think is best for them is not what they think is best for them. So how do

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Things I Learned About Being a Caregiver While Taking Care of Those I love

“One person caring about another represents life’s greatest value.” Jim Rohn It seems as if the whole last decade has been an unending parade of sick people with chronic illness revolving though my doors.  So, I have become somewhat of a caregiver guru… I think that these events along with my own illness have been

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Health & Beauty Tip # 14: Art of Caregiving -II By Dr. De Leon

” Throw in a dash of panic, a pinch of fear, add a tablespoon of manipulation, 3 cups of scheming, and a handful of pills”- Charles Swindoll and what do you have? Nothing but Chaos — Now, a few years later since my grandma passed away, ironically, I have now become the patient. I have been diagnosed

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