Archives for February 2015

Are You At Risk For A Stroke?

What is a stroke? When blood flow is blocked or cut off from reaching the brain, the brain becomes depleted of oxygen and brain cells begin to die off almost immediately; causing an ischemic stroke. Ischemic strokes are the most common types of stroke and can happen due to various reason with a blood clot in

How Many Lives Could You Save?

Discussing Organ and Body Donation The importance of organ and body donation is a discussion that needs to happen. While discussing end of life matters can be emotional, it is a part of life. Often those who are sickly or elderly will comment “who would want any part of this body anyways?” and laugh; however,

Music and Dementia

Music and Dementia, Activating the Mind Music has a way of connecting with the mind; it has been found to be extremely helpful and calming to those with dementia. Numerous studies have shown that utilizing music to work with those with dementia in a variety of ways is extremely successful; including helping caregivers to calm