Transient Ischemic Attacks

As a senior care provider you are certainly familiar with strokes; but have you heard of a transient ischemic attack? A transient ischemic attack, or TIA, can be a warning sign of an impending stroke. In fact, according to the National Stroke Association up to 40 percent of all people who have a TIA will …

10 Early Warning Signs of Parkinson’s Disease

As senior living providers conditions like Alzheimer’s disease, hypertension, and diabetes tend to get a lot of our attention. However, with 50,000 – 60,000 new cases diagnosed every year, Parkinson’s disease is also an important concern for us in caring for our aging population. In fact, the CDC ranks complications from Parkinson’s as the 14th …