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June 28th, 2018 Making Sure Erie Seniors with Alzhiemer’s Disease Can Move Around the House Safely

Home Safety is a Priority for Erie Seniors with Alzheimer’s Disease Falls are the most common cause of injuries among senior citizens and the top reason for a hospital admission for trauma. One-third of people aged 65 and over will fall at...

June 15th, 2018 Caring for Loved Ones in Erie with Alzheimer’s or Dementia

BrightStar Care of Erie Supports Families Living with Alzheimer’s or Dementia   Dementia is a mental decline that interferes with a person’s daily life, and is not a normal part of aging. The symptoms can include problems...

May 24th, 2018 Loneliness and Isolation Cause Serious Health Risks for Erie Seniors

Erie Seniors Suffering from Loneliness Are At Risk of Health Problems and Premature DeathLack of contact with others is a serious issue among seniors. Sometimes, a senior has no local network of family and friends, and feels disconnected from his...

April 24th, 2018 Long-Distance Caregiving for Erie Seniors: Tips for Success

Long-Distance Caregiving Presents Unique ChallengesIf you find yourself in the long-distance caregiving role, here is a summary of things to keep in mind. Experienced caregivers recommend that you learn as much as you can about your family member...

April 13th, 2018 Parkinson Partners For Erie Seniors

Parkinson's disease (PD) is a neurodegenerative disorder that affects predominately dopamine-producing (“dopaminergic”) neurons in a specific area of the brain called substantia nigra.Symptoms generally develop slowly over years...

April 5th, 2018 Celebrating our 2018 Regional Nurses of the Year

What makes nurses so special? We believe it is a special combination of head and heart. They have the knowledge and clinical expertise to provide the very best care as well as genuine compassion and empathy during their patients' most...

March 20th, 2018 What Erie Seniors Should Know about Chronic Kidney Disease

Erie Seniors: March is National Kidney Month! Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is a major public health concern. CKD often goes undetected until it is very advanced (when someone would need dialysis or a transplant).  But when it is diagnosed...

March 10th, 2018 Options For The Erie Senior Suffering From Sleep Disorder

In most cases, Erie seniors suffering from a sleep disorder can be easily treated after being diagnosed with a specific disorder. CPAP is one particular form of treatment. This involves using a mask that supplies you with air pressure in the nose...

February 21st, 2018 Activities for the Erie Senior

Erie seniors who struggle physically or mentally because of heart stroke episodes, may sometimes find it difficult to find community. This could be because they are self conscious, or it may be because they may struggle to find a program to...

February 12th, 2018 February is American Heart Month

Heart disease is a major threat to senior health.    In fact, 84 percent of people age 65 years and older die from heart disease. Though heart disease risks increase with age, it doesn’t have to be an inevitable part of...

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