Thursday, September 03, 2015

Health Guides

Dorian Martin

Dorian Martin, Health Guide

Alzheimer's Caregiver

Vaginal Creams Provide Relief for Dryness

Have you noticed the changes in your body as you go through the menopausal transition? One day you feel fine, the next day you’re sweating up a storm because of hot flashes. One night you sleep like a baby and the next night you’re pacing around, unable to settle down.

Some changes, however, often don’t show up... Read moreChevron

posted 09/03/2015, comments (0)|
Carol Bradley Bursack, Minding Our Elders

Carol Bradley Bursack, Minding Our Elders, Health Guide

Under Minding Our Elders, Carol is an author, blogger and columnist on aging and caregiving support.

Mealtime with Dad: Caring for Someone with Swallowing Problems Part 2 - Tips

In Part 1 of Mealtime with Dad: Caring for Someone with Swallowing Problems, Koko Kawasaki helped us understand her very personal caregiving story. Koko, who is a... Read moreChevron

posted 08/31/2015, comments (0)|

Surviving the Demands of Caregiving

Tomorrow is a pivotal day.  My mom* will be released from the hospital.  Either she will go to a rehabilitation facility for three weeks, or she will come home. Neither my father nor my mother want her to go anywhere but home.  I am hoping and praying that the doctors stick to their original assessment.  They believe she... Read moreChevron

posted 08/31/2015, comments (0)|
Lene  Andersen

Lene Andersen, Health Guide

Writer, Advocate, Photographer

Being True to Yourself with Rheumatoid Arthritis

Photo credit: Sofia Kinachtchouk


Being true to yourself means to be yourself. To know who you are and act accordingly. That’s hard to do for... Read moreChevron

Christine Kennard

Christine Kennard, Health Pro


Mini Human Brain Developed for Dementia Research

One of the most vexing problems for researchers attempting to understand brain diseases is trying to understand the process within the human brain. In the case of Alzheimer’s access to the human brain is limited to autopsy. By then the disease has run its course and while lots is still being learned this way there are clear limitations on... Read moreChevron