Exit Laughing: Matt DeCample Dies at 44

The call to set up the interview with Matt DeCample for AY Magazine wasn’t returned immediately and when it was, Matt had an unexpected suggestion: Would I care to interview him while he took his chemo treatments at UAMS? I was shocked that he would have a writer chronicle his cancer journey in such a personal…

What is Respite Care?

Life is rarely predictable, and sometimes you need to make quick decisions to adapt to life’s curve balls. Health care decisions for a loved one can be stressful, especially when they have to be made quickly or suddenly. One such decision is the decision to place a loved one in respite care.  If you become…

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Finding the Right Long-Term Care For Your Needs

Many caregivers strive to keep their loved ones at home for as long as possible. After all, home is where people feel comfortable; it’s the place they are most familiar with. However, when caring for individuals with significant medical needs, providing care at home can be too difficult or it could simply become untenable. That’s…