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 […]
It seems summer arrived a bit early this year, and we are all enjoying the outdoors more and more. Here are a few things to remember as we spend more time outdoors this season.
Remain Hydrated: Bring a bottle of water wherever you go
Wear comfortable well-fitting shoes, preferably with a non-slip sole
Make sure walkways around your […]
Learning to communicate with a family member or a loved one with Alzheimer’s disease, or other forms of dementia and cognitive impairments, can many times be an incredibly daunting task. Nevertheless, it is crucial to communicate with that specific person and connect with them as best as possible. As these diseases progress, persons may be […]
In the United States, strokes are the leading cause of death and long term disability, resulting in over 130,000 deaths, and costing more than $40 billion each year. There are nearly 800,000 strokes each year in the U.S., of which over 600,000 are first time strokes. Risk factors for strokes vary widely and strokes can […]