Free webinar helps plan for serious illness and its effects

A local organization is hosting a free webinar on Wednesday, April 14th, 2021, in regards to being prepared for serious illness.  “The Global COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the need to prepare for such an unexpected event,” the Plan Well Guide event posting states. “That preparation can take many forms, but

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Petition calls for expanded Caregiver rights, in pandemic and beyond

An advocacy group made up of researchers, physicians, caregivers and other partners have launched a campaign targeting hospitals and long-term care facilities. Caregivers4Change released a Declaration of Family Caregiver Rights and Responsibilities on Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2020, as well as a petition requesting its formal adoption. “I really hope that

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Opinion – Getting the medical care that is right for you during serious illness: A perspective from a critical care doctor

Editorial note: The following is a submitted Op/Ed article from Dr. Daren Heyland. The views and opinions expressed do not necessarily reflect those of the Kingstonist. COVID-19 is in fact a serious illness. We know that cconfirmed cases right now, in our area for KFL&A are sitting around 59 which

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