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Maintaining medication adherence during a health crisis

Maintaining medication adherence during a health crisis

People of all ages can have difficulty managing their medications, but this is especially true for seniors who may face physical limitations, memory loss, and multiple chronic conditions. Add to this the complexity that coronavirus (COVID-19) social distancing has created for caregivers and older adults, and you have a perfect storm for medication non-adherence, which […]

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How Fast Does Alzheimer's Progress?

How Fast Does Alzheimer's Progress?

It’s important to note that progression of the disease can vary from one person to another.  This depends on many variables, from the time symptoms were first noticed, along with the patient’s preexisting medical history, or even how the disease is managed.  Therefore, it is crucial to work with a physician experienced with Alzheimer’s, in […]

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Your Thighs Might be Causing Your Back Pain

Your Thighs Might be Causing Your Back Pain

Are you suffering with back pain?  If so, you are among the majority. That’s right, around 80% of the population deals with back pain at some point in their life.  If you fall into this category, you know the annoyance that is caused by frequent back pain. As you know, back pain can interfere with […]

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Medications affecting your oral health

Medications affecting your oral health

When patients think about the factors that affect the overall health of their mouth and teeth they tend to think about the obvious things such as the food they eat and how frequently they brush their teeth and floss. However, most patients do not consider the effect that their prescription medication has on their oral […]

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Treating Chafes & Bedsores

Treating Chafes & Bedsores

Constant exposure to urine, a higher temperature inside the brief, and remaining in one position for a long time may quickly lead to skin irritation. Symptoms of irritation burning sensation itching stinging sensation feeling of tense skin redness exfoliation   In the case of people with limited mobility, and those who are bedridden (especially the people […]

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