Archive for March, 2010

Macular Degeneration

Macular degeneration, or AMD (ARMD – age related macular degeneration) is the leading cause of vision loss among Americans who are age 65 or older. Although it affects any and all ages, gender groups and races; it is generally found to affect whites and females more frequently. 

The Patient’s Bill of Rights

I will assume that every member of our Visiting Angels family has heard of the “Patient Bill of Rights.”  There are numerous versions of this doctrine, yet the basic premise is the same: “Provide a foundation for understanding and respecting the rights and responsibilities of patients, their families, physicians, and other caregivers.” (From the American [...]