April is Parkinson’s Awareness Month

Nearly 1 million people are living with Parkinson’s – making this disease the second most common Neurodegenerative disease after Alzheimer’s. Parkinson’s is a movement disorder disease with symptoms that come in stages – mild, medium and severe. Daily living challenges increase as the disease progresses. Assistance will be needed to help a loved one remain Read More

Have a “Brown-Bag Check Up”

Lugging every pill you take to your next doctor’s appointment or trip to the pharmacist might seem like overkill, but it could save your life—especially if you take multiple drugs or supplements . At least once yearly, gather every prescription and over-the-counter drug you take, including drops and ointments, as well as every dietary supplement, vitamin, mineral, Read More

National Caregiver Day

  We all need someone to lean on.  Interpersonal relationships and social connections such as interacting with friends or relatives are very important to one’s well being. These connections should generate a sense of openness, generosity and goodwill. Although they take work, good relationships are one of the greatest blessings you can have. Unfortunately, it Read More