Practical Tips

Rick on October 6th, 2007

My wife’s right leg is not cooperating with her brain the way it should.  A podiatrist’s exam and x-rays ruled out any damage or disorder of the foot. Her foot and ankle are fine. But she’s not able to press the accelerator and brake with enough force to drive safely. Fortunately, she doesn’t like to […]

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Rick on October 1st, 2007

If you pay too much attention to the news you will soon develop a whop-sided view of reality. It won’t be your fault, but it will happen nonetheless. Here’s why: Most of the news on TV and in newspapers is about unpleasantness, trouble, strife and evil. One can quickly become overwhelmed by the disasters, crimes, […]

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Rick on September 21st, 2007

“I don’t remember if I took the medicine to help me remember things,” my wife told me last night, “so I didn’t take it in case I already did.” This morning I’ve searched the Internet for a way to organize her medications which will make it obvious for her that she has taken them or […]

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Rick on September 18th, 2007

Sometimes it really is the little things that make it easier for an MS patient. Think about a door knob. Door knobs are simple and elegant in design. One simply squeezes the knob and turns it. If one has a good grip, that is. Without a firm grip, door knobs can be frustrating. Replacing the […]

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