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Up to 80% of people with dementia experience pain. Learn how to recognize it and advocate for pain management for your loved one.
Tattoos are a common method of expression or marking significant events. But can you use a tattoo to communicate health care wishes? Learn why picking up a pen, not a tattoo needle, is the better option.
The best time to make an advance care plan is now. Starting a conversation about advance health care planning can be challenging, but it’s important. Here's what you need to know to get started.
It’s easy to put off making important decisions in life, especially documenting your health care wishes. But doing so can bring peace of mind and lead to better future health outcomes.
Julie Berg's life revolves around family, friends and faith. When her health was tested by an aggressive brain tumor and COVID-19 diagnosis, she leaned on these things for support and her healthcare team for expert surgical care.
Jim Moessner was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis. He managed it well, and lived a normal life for decades. But then everything changed.
Time can be hard to measure. We often measure our lives in the tasks and accomplishments of everyday life — a pace of business, providing us with momentum and a feeling of control. In between the noise of the day, quiet moments remind us of those we love and what we have lost.
Dave Eitrheim, M.D., a longtime family medicine physician at Mayo Clinic Health System – Red Cedar in Menomonie, has cherished the relationships he’s established with patients through the years — from being the first to see and hold patients’ newborns to comforting families after a loved one’s death.