caregiver connection

Mintz, Suzanne
December 2007
PN;Dec2007, Vol. 61 Issue 12, p44
Trade Publication
The article offers updates on developments related to various health facilities and programs in association with caregiving in the U.S. The book "Love,Honor & Value: A Family Caregiver Speaks Up About the Choices and Challenges of Caregiving," is featured, which explains why caregiving has become a national healthcare policy issue. Actor Christopher Reeve was one of the public personalities who had experienced extraordinary advances of medical science and technology.


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