What is getting in the way of caregiving for a loved one with ALZ?

What is getting in the way of caregiving for a loved one with ALZ? Ray Burow knew nothing about caregiving when she was thrust into that role after her elderly parent was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease. In fact, Burow described herself as “ignorant”—like many others in her situation—about caregiving. She compared caregiving for someone with … Continue reading “What is getting in the way of caregiving for a loved one with ALZ?”

Parkinson’s Disease Rates Exploding

Parkinson’s Disease Rates Exploding Growing evidence suggests that a chemical widely used in industrial degreasing, dry cleaning products, shoe polish, and paint removers may be contributing to an increase in the number of Parkinson’s disease cases. The chemical trichloroethylene (TCE) is usually found where hazardous waste has been dumped and left out in the open … Continue reading “Parkinson’s Disease Rates Exploding”

Staying Sharp Keeping Sharp, Brain Health As You Age

Staying Sharp Keeping Sharp, Brain Health As You Age Dr. Gary Small’s patient, Sharon, was afraid that she was developing Alzheimer’s disease, a condition her grandmother had when she was 79. The 46-year-old single mother of three teenagers was working full time and had been forgetting things, missing appointments, and finding it hard to focus … Continue reading “Staying Sharp Keeping Sharp, Brain Health As You Age”