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Hospital Warrior: Advocates and Experts
9 minutes | Jan 27, 2022
Sick Hospitals. Sick Patients.
Many hospitals are in crisis because of Covid-19, staff shortages, supply chain problems and more. Here are tips for what you can do in these difficult times.
5 minutes | Dec 28, 2021
Adapt. It's How We Survive
The pandemic presents us with daily challenges. How do we survive our ever-changing reality? The only answer is to adapt. Listen in and see if you agree.
7 minutes | Nov 20, 2021
Care for the Caregiver
Caregivers need all the support they can get. Here are ideas to help plus 70 resources for more information to help caregivers and other family members. Check it out on my website: www.hospitalwarrior.com.
7 minutes | Oct 12, 2021
Don't Forget the Sunscreen!
If you are feeling it's safe to travel again, make sure you are medically prepared for your trip. Here are seven tips to help you plan. And don't forget the sunscreen.
8 minutes | Sep 20, 2021
More Advice From A Jewish Mother
How to advocate for a parent or grandparent in the hospital -- even if you can't be there in person. There are lots of ways to help!
6 minutes | Aug 26, 2021
Advice From A Jewish Mother
8 tips to help plan before a parent or grandparent goes to the hospital
9 minutes | Jul 15, 2021
What to Do If the Doctor Shrugs
Sometimes the doctor doesn't know what's wrong with the patient. But that doesn't mean there aren't options. Here's what you can do if the doctor doesn't have a diagnosis.
8 minutes | Jun 17, 2021
Gratitude. It's Not Just for Thanksgiving
Practicing gratitude can make a big difference in your life. It can improve your physical, emotional and mental well being. Learn what gratitude can do for you.
7 minutes | May 10, 2021
The Good Heart Doctor
The quality of the doctor-patient relationship makes a difference. It's a special pleasure to watch a good doctor in action.
9 minutes | Apr 15, 2021
The Cure for Mysterious Medical Records
Do you ever wonder what your doctor is scribbling in the file or typing into a device during your visit? Learn about a new federal rule requiring healthcare providers to share that information with their patients.
9 minutes | Feb 9, 2021
Where's My Shot?
For too many people, it's hard to get an appointment for a Covid-19 vaccination. The system needs to be improved, but there are a few tips to help in the meantime.
11 minutes | Jan 12, 2021
Home Alone. It May Not Be Funny
If you go to the hospital alone, you have to advocate for yourself. Here are tips for how to prepare and what to do when you are in the hospital to make sure you get the best possible care.
11 minutes | Sep 15, 2020
Racism: A Public Health Emergency
People of color, and Black people in particular, in the US suffer greater, more serious health effects than White people. The explanation for this is called weathering. Now what can we do to correct this injustice?
9 minutes | Aug 25, 2020
Love In The Time of Corona: Give Me A Break!
During this time of Covid-19 shutdowns and social distancing, caregivers need breaks more than ever. But finding ways to do that can be challenging. Here are some suggestions.
9 minutes | Jul 14, 2020
Love in the Time of Corona: Teach Your Children Well
Covid-19 is claiming the lives of the young and old. Parents can help their adult children prepare for difficult end-of-life decisions with advance directives and other documents.
10 minutes | Jun 9, 2020
Love in the Time of Corona: Yes. No. And Maybe.
States are opening up. But cases of COVID-19 are increasing in some areas. There are more things you CAN do. But what is SAFE to do? There's good advice from experts.
9 minutes | May 12, 2020
Love in the Time of Corona: 7 Things To Do Before Your Loved One Comes Home From the Hospital
Coming home from the hospital may be more complicated during the corona virus pandemic. These tips can help pave the way for a smoother transition for the patient and family.
9 minutes | Apr 14, 2020
Love In the Time of Corona: Talk to the Doc!
During the Covid-19 crisis, it may be especially hard to talk to the doctors about the condition of a loved one in the hospital. Here are tips to make the most of what may be very difficult circumstances.
8 minutes | Mar 25, 2020
Love in the Time of Corona
What to do when you can't be at the hospital, nursing or rehab facility to advocate for your loved one in person because of the corona virus. There are still ways to remain involved and supportive.
8 minutes | Mar 10, 2020
Everyone: Wash Your Hands!
We all have to wash our hands, especially with the coronavirus spreading. But we also need to make sure doctors, nurses and other medical personnel wash their hands and put on gloves before touching our loved ones.
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