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Let's Talk About It
Section 1 - Assistive Technology
Section 2 - Divorce Issues
Section 3 - Drugs/Medications
Section 4 - Checklist, Documents, Forms
Section 5 - Employment Issues
Section 6 - Estate Planning
Advanced Directives & DNR's
Section 7 - Caregiver Resources
Patient Quality of Life: Should Doctors Guess It?
Incontinence Care
Section 8 - Children Seriously Ill
Children of The Chronically Ill
Siblings of Children with Special Health Needs
Guides To Disability Issues
End Stage Hospital & Home Care
Child With A Serious Illness
Individual Family Service Plan (IFSP)
Camps-Special Needs Children
Children's Wish Foundations
Section 9 - For Kids
Section 10 - Family Resources
Section 11 - Patient Resources
Section 12 - Financial Aids
Section 13 - Insurance
Long Term Care Insurance
Section 14 - Legal
Section 15 - Long Term Care
Section 16 - Symptom Support
Section 17 - End of Life
Section 18 - Funeral Planning
Section 19 - After Death Occurs
Hospice FAQS
Symptom Support
Behavoir Strategies
Ill Person's Feelings
Caregiving & Family Harmony
Caregiver Grief ~Article
End of Life
Comforting A Dying Person
End Stages of Life
When Someone Dies
Funeral Planning
Bereavement Fares and Discounts
Common Bonds of Caregiving
Tips For Helping Your Friend
About me
Free Greeting Cards
Estate Planning Definition
Living & Other Trusts
Wills & Beneficiaries
State Laws On Wills
Conservator~Guardianship Definitions
Insurance Issues
Avoiding Probate
Prescription Drug Program I
Prescription Drug Cards II
Disability & SSDI Insurance Questions
Long Term Care Insurance
Employment Issues
Divorce Issues
State Laws-Statutes
Making A Personal File
Emergency Info Form
Emergency Planning
Health Care Surrogate
Forms, Checklist
Family Resources
Patient Resources
Rehab Tools-Assistive Tech. Categories
State Map-Ombudsman Program
NH Your Rights-Fact Sheets
Nursing Homes and Your Rights - Factsheets for some seriously ill or their caregivers.
Long Term Care-Facts & Rights
State & Federal Resources
Drug Resources
Grief & Sorrow
When death nears - Signs and Symptoms
Some Facts About Artificial Nutrition and Hydration
Things To Consider-Artificial Nutrition and Hydration
Instructions: Click on any Section to Be Taken To That Information.  Every page has an "Index" at the top to return you to this page. 
AS A STARTER.....Let's Talk About It  - An excellent article offering suggestions for helping you to initiate a discussion with your loved one on personal choices that need to be made.
Section 1  Assistive Technology
Links to several excellent resources on finding the right assistive technology to help extend a persons quality of life.
Section 2  Divorce Issues
Unfortunately some families are faced with divorce issues in order to receive proper care for a loved one who is seriously ill or the changes in the marriage caused by the illness drive one partner to seek a divorce.  This section offers numerous resources in divorce planning and requirements.
Section 3 Drugs/Medications
Information on antidepressants, controlling drugs plus links to websites to look up medications and interactions with over the counter products and lots more!
Section 4  Documents, Forms, Checklists - Helpful documents in Word format to download, Advance Directives, Health Care Agents, Legal considerations, Powers of Attorney, State specific forms, Emergency information sheet, Emergency Planning [evacuation, fires, etc.], Letters to your physician, Making A Personal File, Medication Information form, Questions to ask your doctor and more.
Section 5 Employment Issues
Americans with Disability Act, Discrimination, Family Medical Leave, Flex Working Hours, Illegal Reasons for Firing, Losing or Leaving a Job, Genes & Pink Slips, Social Security and more.
Section 6  Estate Planning
Avoiding Probate, Conservator-Guardianship definitions & FAQS, Estate Planning; Getting Started, Important papers and resources, Living & Other Trusts, Wills and Beneficiaries, Children, State laws
Section 7  Caregivers Resources
Assessment worksheets, guidelines, assisted living, nursing homes, respirt care, talking to children, handling crises, family harmony, grief, and more
Section 8  Children
Help for parents of a seriously ill child such as coping, improving end of life care, respite, tips for teachers, nurses etc. and a link to information for kids to help young people understand emotions of living with a loved one who is seriously ill.
Section 9 Families Resources
Information for the whole family on living and helping someone who is terminally ill, activities, DNR's, getting help, planning, Medicare/Medicaid, pallative care, emotional challenges, tips for helping a friend and some excellent chapters from the Handbook for Mortals.
Section 10 ~ Patients Resources
Information, support and suggestions to help the person who is ill, such as Bill of Rights for Terminally Ill, Creating Your Own Funeral  & Memorial, Decisions, Depression and Emotional Challenges, Important Conversations, and other related topics.
Section 11 ~ Financial Aids
Information on calculating your net worth, credit reports & scoring, debit cards, evaluation your cash flow, bankruptcy, financial planning, food stamps, home loans, reverse mortgages, helpful forms and more
Section 12- Insurance
Disability insurance, Home Care, Life insurance, Medical insurance, Medicare/Medicaid, Prescription drug programs, other resouces and forms to help you plan.
Section 13 - Legal
Questions, answers and FAQs on long term care and other resources to help make decisions.
Section 14 - Long Term Care
Hospice - an overview, checlists, FAQS, consumers guide to selecting a Hospice, the family; what they can and cannot do, Medicare and Medicaid hospice benefits, when to choose a Hospice, Long Term Care facilities such as ALF's, nursing homes, laws, mobility issues, medications, patient rights and more.
Section 15 - Symptom Support
Information to help with behavioral issues, a questionnaire to help determine the levels of anxiety, delusions/hallucinations, pain, quality of life, sleep, etc. and an article to help caregivers and others to understand what the person who is ill is feeling and how you can help.
Section 16 - End of Life
Artificial feedings , Ethical issues in hydration & nutrition, FAQ sheets, Helping a friend, Swallowing problems, Final days, the dying experience, Hospice and pallative care, Funeral planning, Grief and Sorrow,  When someone dies, Bereavement fares and more
Section 17 - Adminstrative
Guestbook, Information about the webmaster and her daughter, Kelly who had Huntington's Disease, an inherited, degenerative brain disease with no known cure.

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