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Signs of Alzheimer’s in North Broward, FL
Signs of Alzheimer’s in North Broward, FL
By James R. Buscemi, 9:00 am on October 15, 2019

An estimated 5.5 million Americans over the age of 65 have Alzheimer’s disease, which is a condition that affects connections in the brain. Though forgetfulness is often associated with the disease, Alzheimer’s has other signs and symptoms as well. If you believe your aging loved one may have Alzheimer’s disease…

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Main Reasons of Rehospitalizations Among Aging Adults in North Broward, FL
Main Reasons of Rehospitalizations Among Aging Adults in North Broward, FL
By James R. Buscemi, 9:00 am on September 24, 2019

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) estimates that healthcare costs related to preventable hospital readmissions could be more than $500 million annually. Having to return to the hospital can be especially problematic for seniors. It’s impossible to prevent every instance of hospital readmission. Even so, understanding the common…

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Brain Boosting Exercises for an Older Adult After a Stroke in North Broward, FL
Brain Boosting Exercises for an Older Adult After a Stroke in North Broward, FL
By James R. Buscemi, 9:00 am on September 10, 2019

Strokes can damage the brain, impacting areas essential to memory, speech, and cognition. However, cognitive exercises can activate the brain’s neuroplasticity—its ability to rewire itself. Over time, mental exercises form new neural pathways in the brain, leading to marked enhancements in memory. Here are a few of the best cognitive…

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Effects of Hospital Readmissions in North Broward, FL
Effects of Hospital Readmissions in North Broward, FL
By James R. Buscemi, 9:00 am on August 27, 2019

If your senior loved one has had a recent hospital stay, you’ve probably had healthcare professionals recommend ways to lower his or her risk of readmission. Why is it so detrimental for a senior to have to go back into the hospital? Here are five major reasons hospital readmissions are…

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How Families Can Care for Loved Ones with Alzheimer’s in North Broward, FL
How Families Can Care for Loved Ones with Alzheimer’s in North Broward, FL
By James R. Buscemi, 9:00 am on August 13, 2019

A daily care guide can ease your family’s caregiving challenges, and it could make living with Alzheimer’s disease easier for your senior parent. A proper care plan can reduce the chaos in your life and make activities more enjoyable for your loved one. Here are some tips for creating an…

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At-Home Activities for Stroke Survivors in North Broward, FL
At-Home Activities for Stroke Survivors in North Broward, FL
By James R. Buscemi, 9:00 am on July 23, 2019

After having a stroke, many people experience the loss of physical and cognitive function. Although these losses are mostly caused by the neurological effects from the stroke, issues such as extreme fatigue and a deconditioned state may also contribute to loss of function. Here are five at-home activities that may…

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Activities to Enhance Memory Skills for Seniors with Dementia in North Broward, FL
Activities to Enhance Memory Skills for Seniors with Dementia in North Broward, FL
By James R. Buscemi, 9:00 am on July 9, 2019

One of the many symptoms commonly associated with dementia is memory loss. As the condition progresses, seniors seem to lose more and more of themselves. However, there are a number of highly recommended activities that help older adults stay connected for as long as possible. Consider activities that once brought…

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Tips to Get a Senior with Alzheimer’s to Eat in North Broward, FL
Tips to Get a Senior with Alzheimer’s to Eat in North Broward, FL
By James R. Buscemi, 9:00 am on June 25, 2019

It’s important for seniors to eat regularly so they get enough calories, protein, carbohydrates, and fat for good health. However, many seniors with Alzheimer’s disease have a difficult time eating, which can lead to fat, muscle, and nutrient loss. Use these tips to encourage your senior loved one to eat….

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Best Therapeutic Activities for Aging Adults with Parkinson’s in North Broward, FL
Best Therapeutic Activities for Aging Adults with Parkinson’s in North Broward, FL
By James R. Buscemi, 9:00 am on June 11, 2019

Although there’s no cure for Parkinson’s, modifications can be made to your senior loved one’s daily life, such as taking up social and physical activities, that alleviate symptoms of the disease. Doing activities such as these can boost your loved one’s quality of life and keep him or her active…

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Tips for Challenging Alzheimer’s Stereotypes in North Broward, FL
Tips for Challenging Alzheimer’s Stereotypes in North Broward, FL
By James R. Buscemi, 9:00 am on May 28, 2019

Having Alzheimer’s disease is already challenging enough, but the stigma surrounding this condition can make it even more difficult. Many seniors don’t get diagnosed promptly because they’re too scared to seek help when they notice symptoms, and the stigma can make it difficult for seniors to get the respect and…

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