A Holiday Message…

Well where did that year go? I think 2016 will go down in history as one of the strangest years in history. I hope all of you made it through unscathed and positive about the future. In these uncertain times it can be difficult for many, especially those of us in chairs who often depend […]

Getting Back in the Game

I think that for almost every one of us reading this message, we have at least one thing in common:  We’ve experienced some setbacks in life.  It could be financial, losing a beloved family member, friend or co-worker, divorce, a lay-off, our health, and many other things – including incontinence. It’s easy to have a […]

On Compassion and Being Helpful

When we were raising our four children, my wife became regional director for La Leche League International.  Her goal was helping mothers succeed with breastfeeding.    A doctor friend of ours and I spoke on the advantages of Husband Coached Childbirth. We also stressed the importance of the father supporting the nursing mothers. On compassion and being […]

Fear & Medicine, a Lesson for Healthcare Professionals & Caregivers

Today I wanted to share a blog from Danielle Ofri of Slate.com, a MD and PhD, who wrote a moving story about fear and medicine. And it spoke to me, although she wrote as a mother, I know a very similar fear as a caregiver. Trusting our loved ones to a complicated system, filled with […]

I want to tell my doctor: “I want a second opinion.”