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Palliative Care

The healthcare industry in America is so focused on pathology, surgery and pharmacology — on what doctors “do” to patients — that it often overlooks the values of the human beings it’s supposed to care for. Dr. Timothy Ihrig, Chief Medical Officer at Crossroads Hospice and Palliative Care, explains the…
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Dealing with family financial realities

Difficultly managing personal finances is often among the first signs of dementia noticed by caregivers. David Strege, partner and senior financial planner at Syverson Strege and Company, explains the impact aging has on financial decision making, sharing practical steps to minimize financial malfeasance and protect family wealth. Embracing Aging is…
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Patient and family perspectives

John Hale leads a discussion among those directly affected by dementias. The group — John and Terri Hale of The Hale Group, Dick and Kerry Goodson and Bob Meddaugh — explores their personal confrontation with Alzheimer’s, describing the challenges and joys of caring for loved ones. Embracing Aging is brought…
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