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  • Parkinson's and Homecare

    Parkinson’s and home care Do people with Parkinson’s need a full-time caregiver? Parkinson’s is a complex progressive neurological disease resulting from the loss of dopamine in the brain. The three primary symptoms are tremor, muscle stiffness and slowness of movement. Other symptoms include ...
  • Apples, Pears, Bananas and Strokes

    Research shows that apples, pears and bananas may reduce the risk of strokes A major research study published in the Sept. 15/2011 issue of Stroke: Journal of the American Heart Association indicates that high levels of consumption of white-fleshed fruit and vegetables can protect people from ...
  • Preventing Hospitalizations

    Our hospital support team discusses how hospitalization can be prevented Jim is a 92 years of age living with his daughter and her family and suffers from congestive heart failure. In and out of hospital, his loved ones were at a loss for a way to cope. Doctors would send him to hospital when his ...
  • Post Holiday Blues

    Medical case managers discuss post holiday blues While it is true some people may feel down during the holidays because they don’t want to see certain family members, go to a crowded mall, or shovel the driveway, others feel sad after the holidays after over. Out of town relatives have now gone ...