Even though he’s a match, past mistakes prevent a dad from donating a kidney to his son

More at… https://thecaregiverspace.org/even-though-hes-a-match-past-mistakes-prevent-a-dad-from-donating-a-kidney-to-his-son/ Kidney donation A Georgia man’s criminal history is currently being used to prevent him from donating a kidney to his son, a life-saving treatment for the toddler. Anthony Dickerson’s 2-year-old son, AJ Burgess, was born prematurely without a functioning kidney. He currently weighs 25 pounds, is… Read More

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After losing a son to opioids, one dentist is fighting to change how his profession deals with addiction

More at… https://thecaregiverspace.org/after-losing-a-son-to-opioids-one-dentist-is-fighting-to-change-how-his-profession-deals-with-addiction/ RICHMOND, Va. – On an unseasonably warm Friday morning in October, Dr. Omar Abubaker paced in front of a small lecture hall at Virginia Commonwealth University’s dental school. The 64-year-old oral surgeon, whose sharp gray suit matched his wavy hair, quipped about his caffeine habit as … Read More

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Spousal Impoverishment and Why It Makes a World of Difference for Married Seniors

More at… https://thecaregiverspace.org/spousal-impoverishment-and-why-it-makes-a-world-of-difference-for-married-seniors/ Medicaid is one of the most misunderstood health care programs available to Americans. This is a real shame because many needy people are missing out on accessing their benefits. For caregivers of the elderly and the disabled, Medicaid’s programs can make the difference between surviving econo… Read More

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