Invisible

By Dallas Home Care Assistance, 10:28 pm on February 12, 2018

Alzheimer’s disease is a health condition that results from the deterioration of brain cells, usually affecting people in middle to old ages. Researchers around the world are working hard to discover a cure for Alzheimer’s disease, but a surefire solution is yet to be found. Certain medications, however, can reduce…

Parkinson’s is a progressive neurodegenerative disorder in which the neurons in a specific area of the brain get damaged as a person ages. The progressive damage of the cells results in the reduction of dopamine – an important neuro receptor that plays a vital role in regulating the movement of the body. Although Parkinson is not a life-threatening disease, its symptoms complications can lead to serious problems. It is, therefore, recommended to consult a doctor as soon as you notice any of one symptoms of Parkinson’s Disease (PD) listed in this blog post. 1. Tremors in Specific Body Parts Involuntary shaking of a particular part of the body, such as hands, arms, and legs, while at rest is one of…

By Dallas Home Care Assistance, 11:31 pm on December 11, 2017

When a senior is diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease, it’s a matter of great concern for the family. Unlike conditions that can are cured with medication and surgeries, memory related problems require more than just medicine. Patients dealing with Alzheimer’s disease need the right care and support to ensure they have…

By Dallas Home Care Assistance, 12:20 am on December 5, 2017

Medicaid is a joint federal and state program to provide free or low-cost health coverage to families, elderly and people with limited income and resources and individuals with physical disability. Unlike Medicare, Medicaid offers benefits such as personal care services and nursing home care. If you or a loved one…

Though age is just a number, it is also true that health deteriorates with age. Though we can’t stop ourselves from aging, we can adopt a lifestyle that ensures a healthy life in old age. If you are one of the aging senior boomers, and concerned about your health, the post lists five commandments to ensure a healthier and more fit life in your old years. 1. Quit your Smoking Addiction If you have a smoking habit, we can’t stress enough on the importance of quitting it as soon as possible. It acts as a stumbling block in leading a healthy life and causes excessive wrinkling by attacking skin elasticity. Moreover, smoking increases the risk of health problems such as…

By Dallas Home Care Assistance, 12:18 am on October 18, 2017

Caring for people with dementia can be a challenging job, especially if you are doing it for the first time. If you are taking care of someone with dementia, the first thing you need to understand is that whatever people with Dementia do is not in their control. They may…

By Dallas Home Care Assistance, 7:29 am on August 30, 2017

Medical expenses form a significant part of an average elderly US citizen’s yearly expenses. Considering the fact that the elderly folks have limited income, IRS allows the elderly to deduct their medical and assisted living expenses from their taxes, thereby helping them keep their medical expenses, minimal. In some cases,…

By Dallas Home Care Assistance, 4:23 am on May 22, 2017

According to recent reports from the Alzheimer’s Association, more than five million americans are living with Alzheimer’s and the number can cross the 50 million mark by 2050. In fact, someone in the US develops the disorder every 66 seconds, which is a grave concern. Since the disorder causes a…

By Dallas Home Care Assistance, 4:46 am on May 15, 2017

Parkinson’s disease, a motor system disorder, usually affects people over the age of 60. The condition develops as a result of the loss of dopamine-producing cells in the brain. Parkinson’s is characterized by trembling limbs and face, along with slowness of movement, impaired balance, and postural instability. Several other symptoms…

By Dallas Home Care Assistance, 3:48 am on March 6, 2017

A report by The Center for Disease Control shows that one out of every three elderly people experience a fall at least once a year. The chances of a fall increase as an individual grows older, due to various reasons, such as chronic diseases, neural, muscular and skeletal degeneration and…