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Fox NewsDr. David Samadi, robotic prostatectomy specialist, shares tips for caring for elderly parents long distance. Seniorcare, or eldercare, can be particularly challenging for those who have to manage care remotely. Dr. Samadi urges adult children to build relationships with their parents team of doctors and care providers, and communicate regularly through visits, texts, and emails. He suggests focusing on 4 F's - Fall prevention (making walking and wheelchair space safe), Food safety (in meal preparation and balanced meals), Fridge (as the perfect place to keep a list of all medications), and Family (discussing care level and plans for prolonged care). Taking care of yourself and managing stress is also key.
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I chose to undergo the operation with a specialist in the U.S., who has an extensive experience in robotic surgeries: Dr. David Smadi. The surgery was relatively simple: i didn't suffer any pain, lost a small amount of blood and had the catheter only for seven days. I got back to full functioning very soon afterwards.more..
If there is such a thing as Cancer Treatment Heaven, it is under the gifted care of Dr. Samadi, his medical team, administrative staff and cancer treatment unit at Lenox Hill Hospital.more..
You and you staff did a marvelous job. We are deeply grateful to you and your caring, dedicated staff as well to Mt. Sinai and its friendly, compassionate people. Thank you for everything.more..