The Brave New World of Electronic Communications

Judi Hasson | for Today’s Hospitalist | 2009 Hi-tech veterans describe the strategies that make up for fewer face-to-face interactions Just last winter, the hospitalists at University Hospital in Ann Arbor, Mich., wrote down patient orders the old-fashioned way, scribbling them onto three-ply carbon paper and distributing them to nurses, pharmacists, and X-ray and lab technicians. […]

How To Stop Driving

By Judi Hasson | for No one rings a bell when it’s time to stop driving. But the car insurance rates that plummeted when you turned 25 begin to rise again about the time you sign up for Medicare. You have a few fender benders, or even total your car. Your family begins to hide […]

Take a Wheelchair to a National Park

By Judi Hasson | for Kiplinger’s Retirement Report | August 2015 The National Park Service offers features and services to make the Grand Canyon and other federal lands accessible to all. Marian Jacob, who uses a wheelchair because of multiple sclerosis, never thought she would ever experience the beauty of a national park. But in March, Jacob, 63, and […]