Examining the Patient/Doctor Relationship

In the winter edition of Community magazine, we conducted two separate interviews with Pulmonary Hypertension patient Amanda Harvey-McKee and her doctor, Murali Chakinala. We asked them to individually discuss Amanda’s diagnosis, and how they’ve spent years increasing awareness on PH. Interview with Amanda Harvey-McKee, patient of Dr. Murali Chakinala We did not have the easiest …

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Chronic Illness Advanced Care Plan

Chronic Illness Care Plan

Living with chronic illness is a challenge by itself. It can be very demanding on your time, your energy levels, and your mental focus. You might be so busy juggling a thousand things through the day that you may not find any time to consider what your future needs are. But it is important to …

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Medicare Advantage Offers New Wellness Benefits

Medicare Advantage

Update – We have added the most recent updates to Medicare Advantage at the bottom of this blog post. The original blog post was published in March 2019. So if you want to read the current year benefits straight away, skip this and scroll to the bottom. The Caring Voice Team recently spoke to Tomi …

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Sleep & Chronic Illness

sleep and illness

Sleep & Chronic illness don’t exactly go hand in hand, do they? Americans living with chronic illness often experience sleep disturbances. Conditions like Insomnia can not only worsen the condition by limiting the body’s ability to heal, but they can also contribute towards a host of mental health problems such as depression and even anxiety. …

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Chronic Illness Around Holidays

 Each year, millions of Americans celebrate the holiday season with much fanfare. It’s undoubtedly the best time of the year for most of us. But if you or someone you love is battling a chronic illness then this time becomes very demanding, both physically and mentally. Did you know that according to the Centers for …

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