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  • "Ask a Nurse" - Parkinson's Disease

    Question: My husband is 82 and has had Parkinson's disease for over 10 years, however his care needs are increasing and I am finding that the strain on me as the primary caregiver is interfering with my being able to get a good night's rest and to tend to caring for my own healthcare and personal ...
  • A Moustache For a Cause

    For several years now, the month of November has been known as "Movember" in order to raise awareness for men's health. To date, the Movember Foundation has raised $650 million and is currently funding over 1,000 year -round programs in numerous countries. The efforts made as a result of this annual ...
  • Five Star Experience

    As the family friend, I hold power of attorney for personal care of an elderly couple in their late 80’s, as their daughter lives out of the country. Previously in two different seniors’ residences, they now reside in their own apartment. Both suffer from mild dementia and cannot live independently. ...
  • Holiday Budgeting

    Holiday shopping can be dangerous, especially with credit card debt. Believe it or not, it is possible to come out of the season on top -- or at least not in the red. Follow some of these helpful guidelines: 1. Set Your Budget The best way to start making a holiday budget is to look at your spending ...
  • Useful Resources in the United States

    ALS Association Providing research towards a cure for Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS). Alzheimer Association Provide a variety of services and links to fundraising events. American Cancer Society A national, community-based organization of volunteers, whose mission is the eradication of cancer ...