Tag Archives: Life

How a nearly brain dead ‘miracle man’ survived after being taken off life support

Nearly brain-dead man survives after being taken off life support Medical Mysteries and Marvels: After being found lying unresponsive at his home, T. Scott Marr was rushed to a nearby hospital where doctors surmised that he had a stroke, but his condition deteriorated and he was placed on life support. Eventually, his four children decided… Read More »

‘I Put My Own Life on Hold’: Adult Children on the Pain, and Joy, of Caring for Elderly Parents

Daughters said they sacrificed careers when their relatives wouldn’t. Others said hiring help sapped finances. And more than a few found treasured final moments with loved ones despite the overwhelming work of caring for them. After The Times published a pair of articles on elder care — one about a Connecticut home health aide and… Read More »