Saturday, January 28, 2012
When you travel in and out of hospitals for forty years, you appreciate our nurses, doctors, and the support teams that make up modern medicine.
You also learn alot about disease, and diagnosis by listening along with family during treatment.
Occasionally a new disease crosses my radar. I am today leading a memorial celebration for a man who suffered from Progressive Supranuclear Palsy, which affects a small group of older men and women, with the loss of balance, weakness, loss of the muscles which control eye movement. No cure known.
I have the utmost of compassion for the family and the loves of one who needs years of caregiving. The patience of their love and providing quality of life are worthy of great praise.