One Year Update, a Rant, and an Invitation

Today marks the one-year anniversary of the official launch of Integrated MD Care (IMDC.)  The practice actually began a few months earlier, when I was still hedging and working at my “job,” but on January 1, 2016, I gave up that safety net and went all in, trusting that people would recognize the benefits of … Continued

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There Are Alternatives to Nursing Homes

My mother made me promise that I would never force her to live in a nursing home.  Years before, she made the same promise to her mother.  I grew up with the perception that nursing homes are sad, lonely places where old or sick people were deposited when they had no one to take care … Continued

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Have The Difficult Conversations Now, While You Still Can

I was recently involved in a case that demonstrated how critically important it is to talk with your loved ones about what you would (or wouldn’t) want if you became ill or injured and couldn’t make decisions on your own. Accidents happen and illness can strike anyone, at any age.  Setting aside some time to … Continued

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