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Dr. 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 was discharged from the hospital the day after surgery and my catheter was removed in four days. A month and a half after the surgery, I took a two week car trip to Canada by myself. Two years after the surgery I married a wonderful woman and we are living a happy life together...

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Ian R, Toronto, Canada

Just over a year ago on December 22, 2008 I was diagnosed with prostate cancer. I met with Dr. Samadi in New York on a recommendation from a close friend. The interview was a decisive turning point in my fortunes.

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