Al continuar la campaña de #EndParkinsons ( #terminemos con él Parkinson) este mes de abril reconocido como el mes de hacer conciencia por la enfermedad que afecta casi 10 millones de habitantes al rededor del mundo no debemos olvidarnos de aquellos que dan de su servicio y amor incondicional para cuidarnos. No cabe duda queContinue reading “El cambio de papeles- Dra. De Leon”
Tips to dealing with Apathy : by Dr. De Leon.
If tears could build a stairway and thoughts a memory lane I’d walk right up to heaven and bring you home again. (poem: if tears could build a stairway to heaven- unknown) When I was in New York City last week I had the pleasure of meeting many great people including this wonderful team ofContinue reading “How to Deal with Loss of a Loved One due to PD: By Dr. De Leon”
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 completelyContinue reading “Instructions not Included When it Comes to Caregiving: By Dr. De Leon”
Se que muchos de ustedes han expresado su descontento y frustración con sus visitas con sus especialistas porque comúnmente sus preguntas de mayor urgencia no son contestadas a su satisfacción ó con la rapidez adecuada. Esto es difícil especialmente para nosotros los que vivimos lejos de nuestros especialistas. No podemos hacer los viajes con laContinue reading “Cómo Mejor Aprovechar de su Visita con su Neurólogo /Especialista de Desórdenes de Movimiento :By Dr. De Leon”
The Theory of Everything : 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 makingContinue reading “Keeping Track of Doctors Bills : 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 doContinue reading “Tips for Making Life Easier for Both Caregivers & Chronically Ill Alike : By Dr. De Leon”