Senior Driver Safety

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration senior drivers 65 and older accounted for 18% traffic fatalities in 2016. While getting older does not always mean it’s time to take away the keys, there are four warning signs to keep in mind with senior drivers.    Are they getting lost while driving places they should be familiar with?  Do you see vehicle damage such as dents or scratches?  Have they shared stories of near […]

November: National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month

According to the Alzheimer’s Association, an estimated 5.7 million Americans of all ages are living with Alzheimer’s dementia in 2018. This number includes an estimated 5.5 million people age 65 and older and approximately 200,000 individuals under age 65 who have younger-onset Alzheimer’s. Below are a few Alzheimer’s facts One in 10 people age 65 […]

Primary Reasons to Consider Physical Therapy

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is urging healthcare providers to reduce the use of opioides in favor of safer treatment methods such as physical therapy for most non-cancer- related chronic pain.  If you experience any of these symptoms, it might be time to talk to your physician about physical therapy to easy or eliminate:    Sharp Pain  Constant Pain   Ineffective Pain Medication   Loss of Movement and […]

Living Longer & Staying Healthy

According to AARP, there are 108.7 million people age 50-plus. As American’s age, we encourage our booming seniors to age healthy with these healthy Living tips. Don’t smoke – if you do, quit Eat a well-balanced diet of lean proteins, simple carbohydrates, and dairy unless otherwise prescribed by your doctor Stay active Maintain a healthy […]

Diabetes Warning Signs

Early detection and professional treatment methods for diabetes can decrease the risk of developing the complications of diabetes. Below are eight common symptoms of diabetes according to the American Diabetes Association® ⦁ Urinating often ⦁ Feeling very thirsty ⦁ Feeling very hungry – even though you are eating ⦁ Extreme fatigue ⦁ Blurry vision ⦁ […]

National Parents Day

In 1994 President Bill Clinton signed into law the resolution and adopted by the U.S. Congress establishing the fourth Sunday of every July as Parents Day. On this day, many choose to spend quality time with their parents reminiscing about their lives together and talking about family members that are no longer with them. Here […]

Symptoms | Lewy Body Dementia Association

Lewy body dementia symptoms and diagnostic criteria Every person with LBD is different and will manifest different degrees of the following symptoms. Some will show no signs of certain features, especially in the early stages of the disease. Symptoms may fluctuate as often as moment-to-moment, hour-to-hour or day-to-day. NOTE: Some patients meet the criteria for […]