Monday, November 24, 2014

Carol Bradley Bursack's Posts

Actress Loni Anderson Talks about Her Caregiving Journey

During the time that her career was just beginning to flourish, Loni Anderson was balancing her work on the television show “WKRP in Cincinnati” with caring for her mother who was suffering from COPD. This was not long after her father had passed away following his own battle with the disease. Loni has long wanted to share her... Read moreChevron

Anxiety May Speed Onset of Dementia When Paired with MCI

Many studies have shown that stress, and anxiety which is often at the core of our stress, can lead to an increased risk of Alzheimer’s disease. Now, a recent study has shown... Read moreChevron

What Complications of Alzheimer’s Cause Death?

Regardless of awareness months and educational outreach promotions the fact that Alzheimer's disease is a terminal condition seems to be a difficult concept for the public to grasp.

 

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Alzheimer’s and Caregivers Share November as Awareness Month

Since over 5 million people in the U.S. live with Alzheimer’s disease, and every 67 seconds another person is diagnosed, it’s fitting that we as a nation increase awareness through all possible channels. This disease must be stopped or it will eventually destroy not only our families but our health care system and our... Read moreChevron

Dementia Service Dogs an Idea That Needs Support

Most of us are aware of service dogs, especially guide dogs for people with sight impairment, because we see them around our communities. These dogs are not pets. They are working animals and are allowed wherever the person they serve goes.


Increasingly, other service dogs are being trained to help people with impaired hearing,... Read moreChevron