What NOT to Expect From Skilled Nursing Homes

If you are placing a family member in a skilled nursing home, don’t expect your loved one to get personalized one-on-one care.  It just doesn’t work that way. Buzzers ring and residents wait, sometimes for long periods  of time. The administrators and staff will tell you all your loved one’s needs will be taken care…

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A Heart Connection

This is a guest blog by Hari Simran Khalsa, the daughter of my dearest friend.   I have watched her grow and transform into an amazing person,  Ayurvedic practitioner and herbalist.   She practices in Nevada City, CA. www.healingrootsayurveda.com A Heart Connection I can still remember the first time I felt the power of pure…

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Cooling Cap for Newborns

I love when I experience new technology in medicine that makes a difference in  someone’s life.  My most recent experience was learning about the cooling cap a fairly new therapeutic tool for neonates with any type of brain swelling or seizures. Last week my niece had a baby girl.  Her labor was progressing nicely, when…

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