February 202305
Centros de urgencias
Posted By : Melissa Ford

Los centros de urgencias son centros de atención médica que pueden atender la mayoría de las necesidades de salud menores. Sin embargo, los centros de urgencias no pueden atender emergencias médicas graves. Las personas que…

February 202303
Walkers for the elderly
Posted By : Melissa Ford

Many older adults need some support when walking. Different types of walkers work better for different needs. A doctor, physical therapist or other health care provider can help pick the best walker for the person's…

February 202303
Drugs Used for Memory Loss in Dementia
Posted By : Melissa Ford

Drugs Used for Memory Loss in Dementia. Several drugs are available to treat memory loss in people with Alzheimer's disease. They are sometimes used in other forms of dementia, too. But, they are mainly for…

December 202227
Dementia – Disabilities
Posted By : Melissa Ford

How Can You Know if Someone With Special Needs Has Dementia? Dementia - Disabilities. People with special needs live longer now than in the past. This means they can get dementia just like anyone else.…

December 202226
Family Medical Leave Act
Posted By : Melissa Ford

The Family Medical Leave Act, or FMLA, is a federal law that helps workers keep their jobs when they need time off for their own health condition, or the health of a family member. FMLA…

December 202225
Demencia – Espiritualidad
Posted By : Melissa Ford

Cuando una persona es diagnosticada con demencia puede sentirse indefensa y sin esperanzas. Es común preocuparse sobre el tiempo, los gastos médicos y sobre qué pasará en el futuro. La espiritualidad puede ayudarles a algunas…

December 202225
Discharge Journey: from Hospital to Home
Posted By : Melissa Ford

A discharge Journey is when a person leaves the hospital to go home. People can also be discharged from the emergency department (ED), nursing home, or rehabilitation center. Older adults and their caregivers need to…