Preparing Community Seniors for Hurricane Florence in NC

With Hurricane Florence approaching the Carolina coast, it is important to check in with family and friends. This is particularly true of older adults and seniors who may have less opportunity or ability to make preparations. Imagine being in a situation in which you...

Creating Your Aging Care Network

As a society we have long accepted the premise that it takes a village to raise a child. There is a need to adopt the same type of thinking when caring for ourselves and loved ones as we age. With aging typically comes an increase the frequency of interactions with...

Managing a Medical Emergency for a family member or loved one

Scenario: You get a call that a loved one is headed to the emergency room. You are the closest family member. What should you do? What should you expect? First things First   If your loved one is being transported via ambulance, you should be able to find out from the...

Making Critical Medical Decisions for Your Loved One

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Scenario: Your loved one had been hospitalized urgently and is non-communicative. You are being asked to make critical medical decisions What to expect in the emergency situation In the event of a life threatening situation, ER staff...