Archives for August 2019

Healthy Eating Includes Healthy Snacking

You may have heard that many health experts feel you are better off eating several smaller meals & snacks a day as opposed to three larger meals. Whether you prefer to abide by the experts suggestion or stay with the common 3 square meals a day, you most likely still like to enjoy a snack

Honoring Nursing Assistants

In June Nursing Assistants are nationally recognized for their importance to the field of medicine. As our nation of baby boomers ages, the importance of having excellent nursing assistants cannot be understated. What Is A Nursing Assistant? Nursing assistants work under the supervision and direction of RN’s, LPN’s and other medical staff members. Nursing Assistants

Living with Glaucoma

What is Glaucoma? Most people assume that glaucoma is simply defined as eye pressure behind the eye itself; however, the truth is that you can have glaucoma without having increased pressure behind the eye. There are multiple types of glaucoma, including the most common type, open angle glaucoma (90% of those diagnosed have this type

Depression in the Elderly

According to the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI), 6.5 million of the 35 million Americans who are aged 65 or older are affected by depression.  Depression in the elderly is closely associated with feelings of dependency and disability, and can have a negative impact on both the individual, and the family.  Untreated depression in

FRAIL – A Medical Assessment of Health

What is frail? Frail is not just look! We’ve found it’s much more, including the fight & the determination you have for life. Johns Hopkins University has created a test using the Acronym F.R.A.I.L. to determine how frail or strong a patient is for surgery & aftercare. This test could also become very helpful to

Understanding Parkinson’s Disease

Have you or someone you love been diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease? Like any health issue it is important to be well educated as you move into uncharted territories of your life. Early Symptoms of Parkinson’s According to the Mayo Clinic there are early symptoms of Parkinson’s disease, which include some of the following: Changes in

Managing The Symptoms of Parkinson’s Disease

There are some common symptoms of Parkinson’s disease that may or may not affect you. PD is a disease that varies from person to person, making each case unique. However, you can live a full life if you learn how to manage your symptoms. Living With The Symptoms of Parkinson’s Disease Below are some common