“The best stories come from curiosity…” – Steven Brill, author of “A Bitter Pill: Why Medical Bills are Killing Us” On Monday I attended an inspiring forum on the current challenges of Connecticut’s health care system led by the Universal Health Care Foundation of Connecticut, a group I love for their tenacity and conviction in […]
A very close loved one has Alzheimer’s Disease which has been a painful and scary realization. But, I’ve come to understand that one of the most powerful tools in fighting fear is to get educated. The following are resources that I have come across, both through the book A Caregiver’s Guide to Alzheimer’s Disease: 300 […]
I am very happy to have the elections over. Although I am not especially enthused about the outcome – that really isn’t what I want to vent about here. Instead I want to lament about the entire notion of politics, because as a writer focused on health promotion I believe that the entire political machine […]
As a nation we have been criticized for our lack of universal health care and our ineffective use of health care dollars. But, reform is in place and changes are coming! We need to focus on what is working with our health care system and how each of us can make things better. One way to personally reform the system is to exercise your right to choose quality care.