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4 Ways to Man-age Your Home When Dealing with Illness

Nov 12, 2013 / Family Health     

If you’ve ever had a spouse who’s been ill for any length of time, you know how tough it is on them and you.  During our 24 years of marriage, my wife Susan has had many surgeries, mostly relating to her heart and pacemaker.  These trying times put me solely in charge of managing our home.  And while I didn’t always do it well, I found that there are 4 specific ways to help manage the home during illness.  First, be the medical manager.  Stay organized by keeping track of medical records, setting up doctor appointments, and researching the illness on your own.  Here’s more on the 4 ways to man-age your home when dealing with illness.



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