Talking to Doctors, Medical Staff and Health Providers
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- How can I get my 55 year old daughter to see a doctor about her memory problems?
- What questions do I ask my mom's doctor to learn about her Alzheimer's diagnosis?
- Can a doctor ignore a living will?
- Can a doctor write a script that states "may not live alone?"
- How can I best broach the subject of a misdiagnosis with out questioning a doctor's throughness?
- Am I in the right to question Mom's doctor about her medication?
- What type of doctor can diagnose my thigh numbness?
- What sorts of questions should I ask the doctor about my wife's dementia?
- I am concerned for Mom's safety, so how can I go about having her mental status determined?
- How do doctors know when a person with cancer is about to die?
- How should I tell medical professionals that Mom can no longer answer their questions?
- How Can I Get My Doctor to Take My Sleep Problems Seriously?
- Which forms do insurance companies and Medicare require in order for me to become a Patient Advocate for my elderly father?
- My mother won't let us talk to her doctor to clarify her diagnosis; what can we do?
- Can my mother's psychologist communicate with me if I don't have power of attorney for healthcare?
- Who do I talk to at Mom's nursing home about concerns regarding her care?