You Can Take These Easy Steps to Prevent Alzheimer’s

Aug 18, 2019

Research shows that by taking these easy steps you can help to prevent Alzheimer’s Disease. With many of us living longer than ever before, we need to maintain the quality of life that can prevent dementia and make the Golden Years shine. Many things contribute to Alzheimer’s. Sometimes it’s genes. Sometimes it’s inflammation in the … Continue reading “You Can Take These Easy Steps to Prevent Alzheimer’s”

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3D Printing for Organ Transplant

Aug 12, 2019

3D organ printing is more than just a dream. More than 100,000 people are on transplant waiting lists in the United States alone. When they do eventually receive donor organs, they still have to face a lifetime of immune-suppressing drugs to prevent organ rejection. But 3D organ printing or bioprinting could put an end to … Continue reading “3D Printing for Organ Transplant”

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Caregiver Burnout: How to Avoid It

Aug 11, 2019

If you are 1 of the 3 adults in the United States who is an informal caregiver you need to make sure you avoid caregiver burnout. Doing this will help you take care of your loved one fully. Make Time for You Our population is getting older and many seniors are being taken care of … Continue reading “Caregiver Burnout: How to Avoid It”

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New Blood Test to Detect Alzheimer’s

Aug 8, 2019

  The latest research has come up with a blood test to detect Alzheimer’s. Alzheimer’s has always been difficult to confirm. Until recently, only an autopsy could detect Alzheimer’s with certainty. With medical advances, doctors began to use PET brain scans. Another method used is testing levels of amyloid. Amyloid is a toxic protein that … Continue reading “New Blood Test to Detect Alzheimer’s”

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How Music Affects Dementia Patients Positively

Aug 5, 2019

If you’re struggling to connect with a patient with dementia, push aside the frustration and sadness because research shows that music can help you. Dan Cohen, a social worker, began introducing music to people with dementia in nursing homes.  How did he do this? First, he asked the family of the resident to list the … Continue reading “How Music Affects Dementia Patients Positively”

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Congratulations To Our Centenarians!

Jul 31, 2019

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Watch Out for These Summer Health Hazards

Jul 31, 2019

    These common summer health hazards are more likely to affect people over the age of 65 and infants. Summer is a time to enjoy being outdoors and getting some sun, but you have to be careful. According to statistics from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), there were 7,415 death due … Continue reading “Watch Out for These Summer Health Hazards”

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Eight Things Caregivers of Stroke Patients Should Know

Jul 29, 2019

  These tips for caregivers of stroke patients can make your work easier. When you have a sort of road map to follow, you’ll feel more confident that you are moving in the right direction. Exercise and Medication Encourage daily rehabilitation exercises Many stroke patients struggle with motor impairments after stroke because the parts of … Continue reading “Eight Things Caregivers of Stroke Patients Should Know”

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Do you Know These Important Facts about Aphasia

Jul 28, 2019

Here are some important facts about aphasia that you need to know. Even though aphasia is twice as common as Parkinson’s disease, people are not yet aware enough of the condition and what it means. The Numbers Over 1 million people in the United States are currently affected by aphasia according to the National Aphasia … Continue reading “Do you Know These Important Facts about Aphasia”

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Beware of These Elderly Fraud Scams

Jul 22, 2019

Elderly Fraud Scams: Why they happen and what to watch out for Elderly fraud scams are on the rise. Research shows that about 5 percent of the elderly population suffer from some sort of scam every year. That works out to be two to three million people. Why are the elderly so susceptible to scams? … Continue reading “Beware of These Elderly Fraud Scams”

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