Long-Term AFib Management: Essential Tips
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Long-Term AFib Management: Essential Tips

Atrial fibrillation (AFib) is a condition that demands consistent, focused management to ensure heart health. With over six million Americans diagnosed with this condition, and the numbers on the rise, understanding the nature of AFib as a chronic disease becomes critically important. This understanding forms the foundation of an effective long-term management strategy for living with AFib….

Coping with Parkinson’s Disease: Working with a Care Manager

Coping with Parkinson’s Disease: Working with a Care Manager

Parkinson’s Disease is a degenerative neurological disorder that affects movement, coordination, and balance. It can cause problems with walking, speaking, and other everyday activities. While the physical symptoms of Parkinson’s disease can be challenging and overwhelming, the emotional toll it takes on those directly affected and their loved ones can be just as significant. Managing…

Parkinson’s Disease Awareness: Why it Matters

Parkinson’s Disease Awareness: Why it Matters

Parkinson’s disease impacts millions of people worldwide and could be affecting someone you know, whether it’s a family member, friend, or acquaintance. This chronic and progressive neurological disorder can significantly impact a person’s quality of life, making it essential to raise awareness about the disease and its effects. Raising awareness of and educating people about…

World Parkinson’s Day: Making a Difference

World Parkinson’s Day: Making a Difference

Every year on April 11th, World Parkinson’s Day is celebrated around the world to raise awareness about Parkinson’s disease (PD) and to provide support for those living with it. The day brings together patients, aged care managers, doctors, researchers, and advocates from across the globe in a unified effort to make a difference in the…

Parkinson’s Awareness Month: What is Parkinson’s Disease?

Parkinson’s Awareness Month: What is Parkinson’s Disease?

It’s officially Parkinson’s Awareness Month– an international observance that takes place every April. Over the years, this incredible month has become a global event that highlights the need for more research, a greater understanding of the condition, and increased support for people affected by it. When a loved one is struggling with Parkinson’s disease, it…

The Risks Following a Traumatic Brain Injury in Seniors

The Risks Following a Traumatic Brain Injury in Seniors

As we age, our bodies go through a variety of changes. Unfortunately, these changes can make seniors more susceptible to injury and trauma. Seniors are particularly vulnerable to traumatic brain injuries (TBIs). In fact, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), adults aged 75 and older have the highest rates of TBI-related…

Caring For Seniors With Traumatic Brain Injuries

Caring For Seniors With Traumatic Brain Injuries

Traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) are a major health concern for seniors, with potentially life-changing consequences. These effects can be challenging not only for the senior, but for their caregiver as well. Caring for seniors with traumatic brain injuries can be challenging, but it’s essential to understand the impact of these injuries and how to best…

Social Workers and Senior Care: Knowing Your Resources

Social Workers and Senior Care: Knowing Your Resources

At any given time, it is estimated that 45 million people in the United States are over the age of 65. This is a massive demographic that social workers and senior care managers are ready to serve. As the population ages, more and more seniors will need social services, from helping with basic needs like…

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