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Today, patients take an active role in their health care. You and your doctor will work in partnership to achieve your best possible level of health. An important part of this relationship is good communication. Here are some questions you can ask your doctor to get your discussion started: About My Disease or Disorder What… Read more »

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The friend or family member you’re caring for may resist having a beneficial medical procedure, taking prescribed medications or hiring in-home help. If you are convinced that the disputed care is in your loved one’s best interest, certain approaches can help them see your point of view. It might help, for example, to include their… Read more »

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Giving and getting honest feedback is essential to grow and develop, and to build successful caregiving situations. So why is it that many of us put off giving feedback to our those working with us? Maybe it’s because there are so many ways to mess it up. Here are some common feedback mistakes: Speaking out only… Read more »

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Trust is essential when building a healthy and productive work environment. Whether you’re leading an entire department or work hand-in-hand with a just a few coworkers, it’s important to build trusting relationships. Here are several tips to help build trust with both your coworkers and your superiors: Be honest and share information completely. Be straightforward and… Read more »