September 8, 2016
Living with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

Living with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

This article discuses living with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).  COPD is a very serious progressive disease that causes breathing difficulty.  It is usually caused by […]
September 1, 2016
Manage Renal Disease with Home Care

Manage Renal Disease with Home Care

The kidneys play an important role in the body, filtering toxins from the blood, helping to control blood pressure, and creating important enzymes.  Renal disease (also […]
August 25, 2016
Common Alzheimer’s Disease Myths

Common Alzheimer’s Disease Myths

Alzheimer’s disease is a high-profile medical condition than many older people are concerned about.  Because there is so much interest in the disease, the suspected causes […]
August 17, 2016
Managing Heart Disease

Managing Heart Disease

Heart disease refers to a range of conditions affecting the heart, including coronary artery disease, congenital heart defects, and heart arrhythmias.  The CDC estimates that more […]
August 10, 2016
Managing Congestive Heart Failure

Managing Congestive Heart Failure

Heart disease describes a range of conditions including congenital heart defects, heart arrhythmias and coronary heart disease (hardening of the arteries).  More than 27.6 million Americans […]
August 2, 2016
Dementia and Delirium Differences

Dementia and Delirium Differences

Dementia and delirium are both very common illnesses amongst elderly people.  These conditions share a number of symptoms and it is easy to confuse the two.  […]
July 28, 2016
Treating Alzheimer’s Disease with Reality Orientation

Treating Alzheimer’s Disease with Reality Orientation

There are a number of treatments available for Alzheimer’s disease including various cognitive therapies, drugs, and physical rehabilitation.  They are used to delay the disease’s progression […]
July 13, 2016
Benefits of Companionship for Seniors

Benefits of Companionship for Seniors

Scientists have discovered that having an active social life can help people stay mentally and physically healthy.  This is particularly true for older people — the […]
July 9, 2016
Leukemia Drug Helps Parkinson's Dementia Symptoms

Leukemia Drug Helps Parkinson’s Dementia Symptoms

This article discuses how a Leukemia drug helps Parkinson’s Dementia symptoms. Researchers are constantly evaluating potential new treatments for Parkinson’s disease dementia.  They may have stumbled […]
June 29, 2016
Caring for Parkinson’s Disease Dementia Patient

Caring for Parkinson’s Disease Dementia Patient

Parkinson’s disease is a common neurodegenerative disease that affects at least 500,000 people in the United States.  The condition mostly affects older people with the average […]