Links We Like: April 22, 2016
In caring for the elderly or the seriously ill, there is usually the doctors and the family caregivers, both groups contributing to the health and well-being of the patient. Here are two articles, one each about these two groups, and their perspective about the same situation.
The first article is about the need and demand to teach young physicians how to approach care for terminally ill patients. It’s great to see more attention being paid to end-of-life care. Read more: Teaching young physicians how to say no to aggressive end-of-life care
The second article is about the experience of the family caregiver. Family caregivers are caring for aging family members, and in the process, often sacrifice their own health and well-being needs. Learn more about why we need to support family caregivers: Your elderly parent is home from the hospital. What happens next?Back to Articles