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Focus on Parkinson's Disease: What You May Not Know About Parkinson's

Posted by Tanika on 4/26/2017
Focus on Parkinson's Disease: What You May Not Know About Parkinson's
50,000 new cases of this chronic condition are diagnosed each year, there is currently no cure for it, and an exact cause has not yet been pinpointed. What is this disease and what do we know about it?

Focus on Alzheimer's: Keeping Physically Active

Posted by Tanika on 3/15/2017
Focus on Alzheimer's: Keeping Physically Active
Alzheimer's is widely known as a disease that slowly destroys the mental capabilities and memory of those who have it. However, its effects are not only limited to the mind. This condition also results in physical limitations. We are going to look at some of the physical effects of Alzheimer's and ways you can minimize and help your loved one or patient overcome these limitations.

Prevent Falls As A Caregiver

Posted by Tanika on 2/1/2017 to For the Caregiver
Prevent Falls As A Caregiver

Falls and their prevention are a major concern for those who serve as caregivers to the elderly, physically disabled, and those with limited mobility. This concern also extends to the care recipients, often resulting in fear of being alone or in performing activities independently.

Famous People Fall Too

Posted by Matt on 1/18/2017 to On the Move
Famous People Fall Too

Fall prevention is something we know we should put into practice, but sometimes it is emotionally difficult to accept that falling is actually a risk to us in the first place.

Grab That Gadget

Posted by Tanika on 12/19/2016 to For the Caregiver
Grab That Gadget

Having the right gadgets on hand can help caregivers to support the patient to be more independent. Read for gadgets that help promote self-reliance.

Use your tools: Ease daily caregiving

Posted by Tanika on 12/6/2016 to For the Caregiver
Use your tools: Ease daily caregiving

Caregiving can be taxing physically, emotionally, and mentally. We have found some tools to help make it easier. Read to find out more about them.