Article in Lifestyle / Retirement / Long-Term Care
There is often an enormous reluctance for loved ones to broach the subject of future planning for living arrangements, financial planning preferences or wishes for end-of-life or serious life-imperiling situations.
 
 
AllAcceptedRejected
There are currently no accepted versions for this Article.

No Worries, We Are NOT Vulnerable To The OpenSSL Bug

We do not use OpenSSL here at BestThinking.com or ThinkerBooks.com. No need to worry or change passwords here because of the widely-publicized Heartbleed Bug. We have suffered two short outages recently presumably because much of the Internet transport infrastructure does rely on OpenSSL and they have been updating their systems.

Close
Michael Gordon Identity Verified

About the Author 

Michael Gordon
Dr. Gordon graduated from Brooklyn College in N.Y. and the University of St. Andrews in Scotland in Medicine. Speciality ceritificates wer

Recent Content by Michael Gordon

I Hear You, I Hear You, or Maybe I Don't

The Clinical Scenario It was one of those unusual clinics where I saw three similar cases in which the exact same issue surfaced and I was able to demonstrate in “real time” to residents in training with me in the care of the elderly. The first of the encounters was with a couple accompanied...

More Controversy About CPR: Is There a “Duty” to Try and Save Every Life?

On March 4, 2013, an article written by the Associated Press described the death from an apparent cardiac arrest of Lorraine Bayless, an 87 year old resident of Glenwood Gardens, a California independent living home in Bakersfield California — From the original report it appears that a nurse...

Egypt Memories

The closest I came to Egypt was the Sinai Peninsula which was under Israeli control following the Six-Day War before it reverted back in 1979 to Egypt’s jurisdiction under the Sadat-Begin accord stewarded by then President Carter. From 1970-71, during my service in the Israel Air Force as a...

Medicine, Myth and Marketing

There are many products currently on the market that claim to provide preventative measures or cure life-altering diseases. It is a physicians duty to put to rest any speculations that these products actually work. Money saved on these useless products can be used for more beneficial purposes.

Artificial Nutrition and Hydration: Is it Really What you Want?

With an ever-increasing aging population in western countries, health care organizations and all the health care professionals involved in eldercare must become comfortable and knowledgeable with clinical, ethical and legal aspects of the decision to undertake artificial nutrition and hydration.

When Enough is Enough: Musings on the End of Work and Life

This article focuses on the fight elderly members of society are facing against the end of life while acknowledging the physical and mental difficulties and other struggles associated with the coming of life’s termination.

 
Latest Thinking in Lifestyle
corner
corner
 
Latest Ebooks