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?
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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.
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.
By Scott TenBroeck I think about the great lyrics of certain songs and how they speak differently to people. The… Read more »
When considering a care community, older and disabled adults are the primary consumers of both assisted living and nursing facility… Read more »
by Attorney Alyson C. Fudge, Founder of the Lowcountry Law Office on Aging, Mental Health & Disabilities, LLC. As the… Read more »
Maybe it’s the thought of mowing the grass, shoveling the snow, or the kitchen faucet that needs to be repaired. The… Read more »
by Natalye M. Faison Au.D. In the beginning, the effects of gradual hearing loss are barely perceived. So what if… Read more »
Highlights • The older population (65+) numbered 39.6 million in 2009, an increase of 4.3 million or 12.5% since 1999• The… Read more »
Federal law requires that all individuals receiving home care services be informed of their rights as a patient. Following is… Read more »