Monthly Archives: June 2015

How MS Affects the Family

When a person gets MS everyone is aware of the emotional and physical adjustments that he/she has to make. However, any type of chronic illness affects not only those who have the condition but also those who care about them. It … Continue reading

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Helping Him Get Comfortable in Bed

One of the most difficult aspects of caring for someone who has limited movement is getting them comfortable in bed; at least it is for me.  When I lie down at night, I know it takes a few moves here … Continue reading

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Dealing with Loss

During my nursing training, I was introduced to Dr. Elizabeth Kubler-Ross’ five stages of grief and loss related to helping patients and their families as they experienced dying and the loss of a loved one. Since that time, I’ve come … Continue reading

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