Parkinson's disease currently affects more than 1 million people living in the U.S., with nearly 50,000 to 60,000 new diagnoses each year.
While most forms of exercise are beneficial for people who have MS, researchers at Rutgers University discovered that yoga may have unique benefits for these individuals, including improving balance, strengthening the core and providing mental relief.
Diet is one of the most important components of healthy living, especially among those who have lived through a stroke.
While providing continuous care for a loved one can be one of the most rewarding ways to spend your time, caregivers are among the first to admit the profession can be stressful.
There are a few signs and ways to handle RSS. Consider these tips to help family members feel happy and content after they move.
August 12, 2014 Posted by EasierLiving under Home Health
As seniors get older, they reach an age where they may need to move in with caregivers.
August 07, 2014 Posted by EasierLiving under Home Health
August is National Immunization Awareness Month. In honor of this month's theme, there are a few things caregivers should know about vaccinations and older adults.
August 06, 2014 Posted by EasierLiving under Home Health
Once family members are diagnosed with dementia, going to the doctors can become a little tricky.
Sometimes loved ones may express unusual behavior throughout the stages of dementia and Alzheimer's.
Loved ones with dementia sometimes have no clue that they have an illness. This condition is known as anosognosia.
Family members with dementia and Alzheimer's can sometimes display alarming behavior.
Music is a very powerful thing - especially for loved ones with Alzheimer's and dementia.
Consider these tips for caregivers on how to handle Alzheimer's behavior.
For spouses, caring for a significant other with Alzheimer's or dementia can be difficult at times.
Here are a few tips on how to prevent your loved one from falling.
Taking on the role of a caregiver can sometimes be stressful. Consider these methods to help prevent stress.
Consider these tips for independent living.
Incontinence is also part of the progression of Alzheimer's Disease and dementia. Follow these tips to manage it and make loved ones more comfortable.
Bariatric surgery is a weight-loss approach for people who are severely overweight or obese.
There are many ways to care for a loved one with dementia and make them comfortable with their condition.
It can be difficult for kids to grapple with the symptoms associated with Alzheimer's.
A loved one who is diagnosed with carpal tunnel may be curious to know what it is and why it happens.
Vascular dementia is the second most prevalent form of dementia after Alzheimer's disease.
Frontotemporal dementia is a group of progressive neurological disorders in which the brain's cells degenerate.
Eating well is a huge part of optimizing health.
Caregivers likely know that "dementia" refers to a decrease of mental abilities that is severe enough to impact everyday tasks.
Caregivers who look after loved ones with Lewy body dementia face challenges such as assembling the right care team and researching and investing in the best dementia products as the disease progresses.
Being diagnosed with Alzheimer's is a life-changing event.
Caregivers whose loved ones are diagnosed with dementia likely have many questions and concerns.
There is no doubt that caregivers and family members with Alzheimer's have many questions regarding the disease.
For many caregivers, figuring out the best way to care for loved ones with Alzheimer's can be challenging.
For some caregivers and their family members, one of the most difficult aspects of dealing with an Alzheimer's diagnosis is dispelling myths about the condition.
Caregivers whose loved ones are diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease face unique challenges.
Exercise is one of the biggest components in maintaining a healthy lifestyle, regardless of age.
Dementia is an umbrella term for a decline of mental ability that can be severe enough to impact daily living.
Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis is a progressive neurological disease that affects the body's nerve cells.
Arthritis is a condition that is most commonly associated with older adults, but young adults can be affected as well.
Caregivers are well aware of the work that nurses do.
When family members have plantar fasciitis, it can be detrimental to many aspects of everyday living, from household chores to enjoying the great outdoors.
Foot pain can happen to anyone.
People who are diagnosed with Parkinson's disease may find themselves facing a difficult prognosis.
Caregivers whose family members have been diagnosed with Parkinson's disease face unique challenges.
One of the most troublesome conditions that loved ones may have to deal with involve their feet.
Caregivers who have looked after people with an autism spectrum disorder for many years know the ins and outs of raising a child with an ASD.
Caregivers must learn about health conditions in order to provide the best care for their family members.
The term "autism" can be confusing for people who are not familiar with the condition.
Being diagnosed with Parkinson's disease can be devastating.
A balanced diet is an important aspect of healthy living, and conveying the basics to consumers has always been a struggle even for the U.S. Department of Agriculture, which recently converted from a food pyramid visual guide to a plate cue.
People who live with multiple sclerosis deal with a number of symptoms that range in severity.
Those with multiple sclerosis can face many challenges.