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Tips to Make The Home Safe for Aging Adults

As adults age, we understand that they want to stay in the comfort of their own home. If your loved one is living independently, there are a few steps that you can take to prevent accidents. • Home, Safe, Home: Do an audit of your loved one’s home looking for...

What You Should Know About Alzheimer’s Disease

Most people today know someone who has been affected by Alzheimer’s disease. It is the most common cause of dementia, accounting for about 60 to 80 percent of all dementia cases. People who have dementia lose memory and cognitive (thinking) abilities, and can also...

What You Should Know About Caregiver Burnout

When considering the best plan of care for yourself or for your elderly loved one, there are many different options to weigh. It’s important to select a service that meets your needs and to understand what you can expect. Doing so can help ease many worries and...

Why Choose Physical Therapy at Home?

What is In-Home Physical Therapy? In-home physical therapy is when a physical therapist goes to your home in order to provide treatment. This service is usually reserved for patients whose conditions do not allow them to leave their home. However, it can also be...

Parkinson’s Awareness Month

What Is Parkinson’s? Parkinson’s disease (PD) is a neurodegenerative disorder that affects predominately dopamine-producing (“dopaminergic”) neurons in a specific area of the brain called substantia nigra. Symptoms generally develop slowly over years. The...

8 Ways to Deal with Caregiver Stress

It can be overwhelming to take care of a loved one who is aging or one living with cognitive problems or a disability. Too much stress can be harmful to you and to the one in your care. It’s important to recognize the signs of caregiver stress and to put actions in...