Weekly Writings by Dr. Jeanette

Natural disasters can take elders to the end of their lives very quickly as fail safe protections are not in place to assist in the case of hurricanes, flooding, earthquakes or other events that are unforeseen. An elder can be anyone over the age of 50 but it can also…

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Hurricane Preparation and Aftermath Evacuation’s are ordered for your area with a hurricane or flooding coming and you have so many issues and questions, what do you do? Learn what items to review, what to do right now prior to a storm, what you may experience during the storm and…

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Q:  My elder father has been set up to go to a nursing home after a surgery. Is this really necessary? My mother is freaking out! A:  When elder parents have been together for decades, an illness or surgery can split them up and the healing process stops.  The comfort…

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Q: You notice your mother will not drive with her husband. She claims he is all over the street and afraid of getting into an accident. What is the first thing to do? A:  Make an eye doctor appointment for both your mother and your father.  Let them both see…

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