How Stroke Risks Differ for Women

Senior Care in Gastonia NC: Both men and women can be affected by stroke, but women may be more at risk than their male counterparts.

What is a Silent Stroke?

Caregiver in Waxhaw NC: Experts say that between 8 and 11 million people in the United States have silent strokes each year—and many don’t even know it. Silent strokes are so common, and so often undiagnosed, that researchers believe they account for 97 percent of all strokes suffered in the U.S. per year.

Caregiver-Drugs on the Horizon for Those with Alzheimer’s

Elder Care in Waxhaw NC: The National Plan to Address Alzheimer’s was released in 2012. It allocates $50 million to support Alzheimer’s research. The goals are to prevent and treat the disease by 2025 as well as optimize care, expand support, increase awareness and track progress.

Caring for a Parent Following a Heart Attack

A heart attack can be a life altering event, for both better or for worse. It can help one realize the goodness that resides in one’s community and family, and remind someone about the importance of appreciating the beauty of daily life. For some, it begins the development of a “bucket list.” For others, it […]