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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

    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 lungs would fill with fluid and there they would dry to drain him out. The ...
  • 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 home. You have gained some weight from overeating. ...