What is pneumonia and how do people “catch pneumonia”?

What is pneumonia? Pneumonia is an infection of one or both lungs which is usually caused by bacteria, viruses, or fungi. Prior to the discovery of antibiotics, one-third of all people who developed pneumonia subsequently died from the infection. Currently, over 3 million people develop pneumonia each year in the United States. Over a half […]

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Getting back to normal – Dad’s Pneumonia Recovery

Well, it’s been almost a month since I’ve posted because I’ve been swamped with many “To-Do’s” along with Josie in assisting with our parents’ needs. Every week, we’ve had to alternate our days with Josie spending most of her time staying at our parents’ home. Our dad has been recovering quite nicely to the amazement […]

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Update: Dad’s Pneumonia Recovery 1st week

We brought Dad home on Sunday. Let me tell you, everyday has been a rollercoaster. Poor Josie hasn’t even been home yet. This will be her 2nd going on 3rd week by his side. She has had the opportunity to go home 2 nights during the entire ordeal, but mostly just to take a shower, […]

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