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Activities and Dementia

Whether your loved one has been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease or another type of progressive dementia, or has survived a stroke and is showing signs of vascular dementia, or is merely progressing in age, it is important for individuals to stay active. Highlighted by recent findings associating social isolation and depression with higher risk of […]

By |February 24th, 2020|Blog|Comments Off on Activities and Dementia

Don’t dismiss the Flu yet!

This year has been, and continues to be, an extended flu season, and experts recommend everyone in and with close contact with a susceptible population be vaccinated. Flu shots are still available, and some physicians recommend a booster if it has been more than 6 months since your last vaccine. If you received a flu […]

By |February 17th, 2020|Blog|Comments Off on Don’t dismiss the Flu yet!

The Uncounted Victims

Over the past 2 decades, the mortality rates for heart disease, cancer, HIV/AIDS, and many other well-known killers, have steadily declined. However, the death rate attributed to Alzheimer’s disease has steadily risen. Moreover, there are tens, or even hundreds of thousands of Americans that die every year with Alzheimer’s disease, but the death is associated […]

By |February 10th, 2020|Blog|Comments Off on The Uncounted Victims

Choosing Long Term Care

For today’s aging population it is important to be informed about the options for Long-Term Care. In general, “Long-Term Care” is defined as helping individuals, of any age, with their medical or daily needs, over an extended period of time. Long-Term Care can be provided in various types of institutional facilities, in the community, or […]

By |February 3rd, 2020|Blog|Comments Off on Choosing Long Term Care