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Why Alzheimer’s Impacts More Women Than Men

Women make up two-thirds of the people living with Alzheimer’s disease. Given the general population is about half women, that means women are...

How to Develop an Effective Post-Stroke Care Plan

In the United States, approximately 700,000 people suffer a stroke each year, and two-thirds of them go on to need rehabilitation and post-stroke...

How to Manage Family, Career & Long-Distance Caregiving

If you are a long-distance caregiver, daily worries and frustration can easily become a way of life. However, information, organization, technology...

Recognizing Caregiver Burnout

As a caregiver of a senior, your days can be long and filled with responsibilities. You may feel run down, lethargic and like you are burning the...

Comfort Keepers of Shelton, CT Caregivers Focus On Quality Nutrition

seniorhelpdesk.com healthcare blog by Comfort Keepers of Shelton, CT According to research by both the Mayo Clinic and the American Dietetic...

TOP TEN TIPS TO MANAGE YOUR MEDICATIONS

With so many Seniors and older adults taking different medications for multiple medical conditions and chronic pain, the potential for drug-related...

Studying “SuperAgers” to Find Clues in the Mystery of Alzheimer’s

A study called “Rates of Cortical Atrophy in Adults 80 Years and Older with Superior vs. Average Episodic Memory” was published in JAMA on April 4,...

How Walking Can Promote Stroke Recovery

In the initial days after a stroke, it may be difficult or impossible for your loved one to walk. However, as they regain that ability it is...

How to Help a Parent Recover from Stroke at Home

Recovering from a stroke is a lifelong process made up of tiny steps over the course of many months and years. It is not a process with a specific...

Workers Who Give Care To The Homebound Often Can’t Afford To Get Their Own Care

 seniorhelpdesk.com healthcare blog credited to  By Shefali Luthra and Kaiser Health News  http://khn.org   Celeste Thompson, 57, a home care worker...