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What is the health impact of bedsores?

Bedsores, also called pressure ulcers, often affect people who spend a lot of time bedridden. These injuries will appear on people who remain immobile for hours or days at a time and they can potentially point to neglect in a nursing home because staff should not...

How is Alzheimer’s disease treated?

Alzheimer's disease is a harrowing condition that affects families as much as it does the person with the condition. Most people require professional assistance as the disease progresses, both for their benefit and to ensure their families are properly supported. It...

Is lithium linked to a delayed onset of dementia?

Dementia is a condition where a patient loses their ability to remember, think, and reason over time, and it can eventually result in death. This condition may also cause personality changes, which can be very scary for patients and their loved ones to experience....

Snoring And Alzheimer’s

Sleep-disordered breathing is a medical condition that, in its mild form, causes snoring. Obstructive sleep apnea is a more severe form of sleep-disordered breathing that causes breathing to stop, briefly but repetitively, throughout the night. There is an association...

One must-have when searching for a nursing home

You may find it difficult to move a parent into a nursing home, but if you are unable to provide the care your mother or father needs, it may become necessary. When exploring potential nursing homes, you want to make sure you find one that has safe living quarters and...