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Buying tips for walk-in tubs

By Dan Martin Most people have never seen, let alone experienced, a walk-in tub. To make an informed buying decision, there are things to consider. First, what...

How to treat Seasonal Affective Disorder

Seasonal affective disorder, also known as SAD, is a winter depression that occurs approximately the same time every year.

Wandering and dementia – aspects and the risk of falling

By Micha Shalev Wandering, a complex motor, cognitive and behavioral disorder, is a common symptom among patients with dementia. A contemporary definition for wandering is:...

Practical guide for caregivers helps avoid medication errors

By Micha Shalev During an episode of illness, older patients may receive care in multiple settings, putting them at risk for fragmented care and poorly-executed...

Dementia and Alzheimer’s care through an Individualized approach

We begin to develop individual patterns of behavior at birth we know what others mean by listening to what they say and watching what...

A cause of memory impairment rarely suspected

By Micha Shalev When life’s challenges include memory loss or dementia, your perceptions, relationships and priorities inevitably shift. Changes to our sleep patterns naturally occur...

The legacy left by America’s favorite funny man

By Marianne Delorey© In honor of Robin Williams, whose recent passing shocked and touched us all, this article is a reminder that depression lies. Depression is...

Affordable housing lingo can be confusing

By Marianne Delorey Q: Oh, so you’re in affordable housing? Do you have LIHTC?  A: No, I have 236 with S8 overlay.  Q: Are you at 30...

Verbal communication with Alzheimer’s sufferers

By Micha Shalev As the Alzheimer’s disease progresses, the person with Alzheimer’s disease may develop problems in expressing what he is thinking, his needs or...

What is Alzheimer’s Disease, and what causes it?

By Micha Shalev Alzheimer’s disease is a progressive neurologic disease of the brain. It leads to the irreversible loss of neurons and the loss of...