Category: Family Care Homes Articles

Managing Chronic Pain

Chronic pain affects more people than cancer, diabetes, heart attack and stroke combined. The Institute of Medicine estimates there are more than 100 million sufferers in the United States. So, what is Chronic Pain?

Home Care Activities for People with Dementia

Cognitive health is a person’s ability to think, learn and remember. The most common cognitive health issue facing the elderly is the loss of those cognitive functions, or dementia.

What is the latest in Alzheimer’s treatment?

Alzheimer’s disease remains the most common form of dementia. In the United States, there are currently an estimated 5.5 million Americans living with this disease, and if there are no disease modifying drugs developed, it may increase to 16 million by 2050.