Tag: health

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?

Money Follows the Person Changes Lives

Money Follows the Person (MFP) is a state project that helps Medicaid-eligible North Carolinians who live in inpatient facilities (e.g., nursing homes, intermediate care facilities) move into their own homes and communities with supports.

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.

Diabetes and Stress

Stress has been proven to instigate changes in blood sugar levels. For people with diabetes, this can be problematic.

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.

Medicare Options

There are several different types of Medicare plans. The choices vary from the services covered to the type of administrators… Read more »