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Challenging Diseases/illnesses/Conditions

Balance Awareness Week

Balance Awareness Week (BAW) takes place annually in September. This year it's being held from 18-24 September 2022. The aim of the week is to broaden understanding of vestibular (inner ear) disorders and how they affect people’s day to day lives. Those who are affected by balance issues often report that their family, friends and colleagues don’t understand what they’re going through due to the hidden nature of this condition. Many people haven’t even heard of these conditions. So, what is...

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What Is Mild Cognitive Impairment (And Why It Doesn’t Always Lead To Dementia)

Did you know that globally there are approximately 10 million new dementia diagnoses annually? Around 55 million people live with dementia, and it is the seventh leading cause of death. So - what is mild cognitive impairment, and does it indicate a future dementia diagnosis? The answer is a bit more convoluted than a simple yes or no. We'll give you a sneak peek: mild cognitive does not always indicate dementia, and often, it can be resolved! Working on your cognition (or...

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Elderly Care Tiffin OH - Can Elderly Care Help Your Senior After a Stroke?

Can Elderly Care Help Your Senior After a Stroke

After a stroke your senior’s entire life might have changed completely. It is not easy to deal with those changes and you might not feel equipped to help her as much as you might want. Elderly care providers can make this situation easier for both you and your senior. Elderly Care Tiffin OH - Can Elderly Care Help Your Senior After a Stroke? Bathing and Other Personal Care Tasks Some of the most personal tasks that your senior has always handled can be...

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Elder Care Maumee OH - What to Expect with a Brain Cancer Diagnosis

What to Expect with a Brain Cancer Diagnosis

In 2013 fans of Valerie Harper from The Mary Tyler Moore Show were shocked to learn that doctors had given her just three months to live. Harper had been treated for lung cancer in 2009 and believed it was cured. However, while rehearsing for a Broadway show, she began slurring her words and her face felt numb. Doctors discovered that the lung cancer had metastasized to her meninges, which is the sac that protects the brain and spinal cord. Though...

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