Author Draws on Personal Experience to Provide Tips, Tools, Advice in Her New Book on How to Be a Strong, Effective Advocate for Loved Ones in the Hospital

  April 26, 2016: When someone is hospitalized, it can be scary–even terrifying–for the patient and for family and friends. A hospital may seem like a foreign land. Sounds, smells, and systems are unfamiliar; even the medical terminology sounds like a different language. Hospital Warrior: How to Get the Best Care for Your Loved One demystifies the hospital environment and culture, providing the tools, knowledge and insight needed to be a strong, effective advocate for a loved one.  Families and close friends are as critical to a patient’s recovery as the doctors and nurses. Their role is different, but vital. In some cases, … [Read more...]

Book Involving Pulitzer Prize Nominated Story Releases in Time for National Caregiving Month

The story of Chris MacLellan and his partner, Richard Schiffer was chronicled in a 2015 Pulitzer Prize nominated story about their journey of caregiving. The story told of the challenges that LGBT partners have in dealing with the medical and legal system, but it also told of the love and joy that Richard’s last years had on their relationship. Out of this experience, Chris has written a powerful and compelling book that informs caregivers about how to deal with the challenges that they will encounter, regardless of sexual orientation, family situation or age. This book is People Tested Publications’ latest book in their “What’s the Deal … [Read more...]

Expert On Student Organization Notes ADHD Awareness Month With Actionable Resources to Help Teens and Parents

( October 05, 2015 ) Mamaroneck, NY -- October is ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder) Awareness Month and Leslie Josel, founder of "Order Out of Chaos," an organizing consulting firm specializing in student organization and chronic disorganization and creator of the award-winning Academic Planner: A Tool for Time Management® is leading the charge to help educate families about the disorder. As an expert in organizing teens to succeed in school, Josel is using her knowledge to provide actionable and vital resources for parents and teens about addressing ADHD. Among the resources that Josel has implemented is an ADHD/LD Awareness … [Read more...]

Much Needed Family Caregiver Guide Just Published to Help Families Challenged by ALS, Lou Gehrig’s Disease

September 27, 2015: People Tested Media’s latest book, “Someone I Love Has ALS - A Family Caregiving Guide”, edited by Jodi O'Donnell-Ames has just been published. The book is uniquely directed to families of the more than 30,000 Americans who are currently battling Lou Gehrig’s disease (aka ALS- Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis). ALS is a neurodegenerative, terminal illness that received huge awareness with the 2014 Ice Bucket Challenge phenomenon, which has raised awareness and funds for the disease, which currently has no cure. Jack Tatar, owner of People Tested Media, says of the book’s publication, “With more awareness and 5,000 newly … [Read more...]