- May 1st, 2012
These days, when illness strikes, many of us feel like we’re on our own. Perhaps our healthcare coverage is inadequate. Or perhaps we avoid using the coverage we have for fear of establishing “pre-existing conditions.” Indeed, many of us are disenchanted with conventional medical care and try to find more gentle and natural ways of dealing with illness.How Alternatives From the Past Can Help Us TodayBy Amy Lansky, PhD
Although much attention has been given to the treatment of illnesses, the media has placed little attention on the needs of those who take care of very ill patients. If you are a caretaker, focus on these four basic rules:
1. Take care of yourself first.