Lewy Body Dementia vs. Parkinson’s: A Diagnostic Dilemma

A senior man with Lewy body dementia uses a walker and the help of his caregiver to get into his home.

Each year, a number of American seniors are told they have Parkinson’s disease, but they don’t. For many of these people, the actual diagnosis is a very similar but not as well-known disease: Lewy body dementia (LBD). Dementia with Lewy bodies affects around 1.3 million Americans, according to the Lewy Body Dementia Association (LBDA). That…

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The Role of Exercise in Parkinson’s Disease Management

A senior man stands next to a treadmill as he uses exercise to improve Parkinson’s disease management.

The effects of remaining physically active throughout aging are incredible. However for people who have Parkinson’s, it could truly be a game-changer in the progression associated with the disease. Several studies are uncovering direct links between exercise and Parkinson’s disease management, like the largest clinical study to date, in which patients who exercised no less…

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Seeing Clearly: Understanding Cataracts

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Our bodies, including our eyes, change as we age. Cataracts are a frequent age-related eyesight issue that many seniors experience as a part of these changes. Seniors who have cataracts may find their quality of life greatly reduced, but it’s possible the progression can be slowed by taking some important steps. We’ll go into what…

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Home Care Assistance Helps Seniors Manage After a Stroke

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Strokes are life-altering health conditions. Often stroke survivors find that their lives are completely changed afterward and that every aspect of their health is changed. Recovering from a stroke and transitioning back to normal daily life can be a huge challenge. Seniors may find that home care assistance can bridge the gap for them and…

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