A large number of persons affected by Alzheimer’s disease, other forms of dementia, strokes, mental illness, and traumatic brain injuries are unaware of being sick. Many will claim there’s nothing wrong with them, and if anyone’s sick, it’s the person bringing up the problem. This is naturally hard for family members and friends who can

Many people use the words Alzheimer’s and dementia as if they mean the same thing, but there is a difference, and the distinction can be confusing both for patients and their loved ones. To make it simple, dementia is a general term for a decline in mental abilities and Alzheimer’s disease is a form of

Moving can be an ordeal at the best of times, even when a person is in great health and the move is voluntary. It doesn’t become any easier with medical conditions and a possibly unwanted move to an assisted living facility. In a best case scenario such a move is a relief and welcome change,

Moving to a nursing home means a change, but it doesn’t have to be an unwanted change. Nursing homes are intended for persons who don’t need to be in a hospital, but still need access to more care than can be provided at home, and being in an environment with skilled nurses on hand 24

A nursing home is a place for someone who needs care around the clock, but isn’t so sick that they have to be in a hospital. Many who live in nursing homes are seniors, but these facilities are intended for anyone who suffers a severe or debilitating illness and is unable to care for themselves.

Nursing homes are often associated with the elderly, but they’re really for anyone who needs more care than can be given in a home, but who doesn’t need to be in a hospital. Most nursing homes have skilled nurses available around the clock, and some are even set up like hospitals with medical care, physical

Sometimes the body’s immune system attacks healthy body tissue by mistake, and this is called an autoimmune disorder. There are over 80 known types with arthritis being the most well known. They all have one thing in common: the immune system destroying normal tissue. White blood cells protect the body against bacteria, viruses, toxins, and

Many go around with lingering symptoms that don’t seem worthy of a doctor’s visit, even though they’re annoying. For example a stubborn back pain or indigestion. It is important to keep an eye on the body and talk to a doctor about problems that won’t go away, because even these seemingly innocent symptoms can be

Choosing a company for non emergency medical transportation can be a challenge. There are many options from different providers, and most people only need services such as ours during times of stress. We meet many families where someone has fallen sick, needs to move across the country to a nursing home or to be closer

For a pet lover, giving up the company of pets is unthinkable, and many seniors fear the day they can no longer take care of their animal friends. Pair this with all the health benefits that come with having pets, and it is easy to see why an increasing number or senior living communities allow