TITLE

caregiver connection. I Look Forward to Mondays

AUTHOR(S)
Mintz, Suzanne
PUB. DATE
December 2010
SOURCE
PN;Dec2010, Vol. 64 Issue 12, p56
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents the author's insights on her experiences during Mondays, which she look forward to for having the most help. The author says that she is a family caregiver with a husband suffering from multiple sclerosis (MS). She adds that physical therapist Candace, Maryanne, and retired pediatrician Jason come every Monday to assist her husband while she is on a meeting in her office. Moreover, she discusses the issues concerning the benefits of family caregivers' insurance.
ACCESSION #
55058245

 

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