Stroke Symptoms – How to Spot Them and What to Do?

Stroke Symptoms

In the United States, an estimated 800,000 new and recurrent cases of stroke are recorded annually. In other words, there is a confirmed stroke diagnosis every 40 seconds. Sadly, not all make it through treatment. According to statistics, a person dies from a stroke every 4 minutes. Stroke is rated the 4th leading cause of … Read more Stroke Symptoms – How to Spot Them and What to Do?

Reverse Mortgage and Senior Citizen Mortgage Assistance

Traditionally, getting a mortgage meant securing a loan against property which one will pay up over an agreed upon period until full payment is made. Once paid in full, the property will officially belong to the borrower. The traditional mortgage could, however, be a bit limiting for those who are advanced in age. While it … Read more Reverse Mortgage and Senior Citizen Mortgage Assistance

Palliative Care and Hospice Care – Everything You Need to Know

According to the World Health Organization, an estimated 52 million people die annually. Of these, a significant percentage dies suffering from pain and symptoms, directly or indirectly related to their condition, which could have well been eased or alleviated. These include people that die of conditions like cancer, AIDS, and others that may benefit from … Read more Palliative Care and Hospice Care – Everything You Need to Know

Tai Chi for Seniors

Tai Chi for Seniors

Tai Chi also commonly referred to as ‘meditation in motion’ is a form of martial art first used in ancient China as a way of self-defense.  Chi is a Chinese word meaning life force or life energy so typically, tai chi is an exercise meant to make positive energy flow through someone. This exercise involves … Read more Tai Chi for Seniors

Caregiver Stress Management and Burnout Prevention

Caregiver Stress Management and Burnout Prevention

Taking care of the elderly can sometimes be demanding. It gets worse when a caregiver encounters situations that are beyond his/her capacity to handle. Not just that, sometimes the thought of having to compromise work and time to take care of elderly parents can be draining. According to caregiver burnout statistics, two-thirds of family caregivers … Read more Caregiver Stress Management and Burnout Prevention