Are You at Increased Risk for Alzheimer’s Disease?

Although the jury is still out on what actually causes Alzheimer’s disease, the pieces of this puzzle are slowly coming together. Experts do know, for instance, that there are certain risk factors that can increase a person’s likelihood of developing the disease. To help those at risk to take steps to get tested and, if

2018-07-02T21:38:22-04:00March 15th, 2018|Alzheimer’s and Dementia Care|

Top Tips for Diabetes Self-Management

Those with diabetes know that staying on top of the disease requires patience, persistence, and endurance. With 29 million Americans diagnosed, and likely as many as 86 million more in the pre-diabetic stage, we can all benefit from learning what it takes to keep the disease under control. Educate yourself. Knowledge is power, and learning

2018-07-02T21:30:19-04:00March 2nd, 2018|Benefits of Home Care|

Losing Weight & Feeling Great After 70

Anything worthwhile takes time and effort, and that’s certainly true for maintaining a healthy weight. It may seem even more difficult for older adults to lose the extra pounds that can lead to serious health concerns. Research shows that as many as 25% of seniors in America over age 65 are obese, placing them at

2018-07-02T21:22:57-04:00February 15th, 2018|Older Adult Issues|

Working Toward a Stress-Free Heart

Life is full of stressors, and high levels of stress have been linked to a number of health concerns, particularly for the heart. The good news, however, is that taking steps today to reduce and better manage the stress in your life can help protect your heart and improve your overall quality of life. THE

2018-07-01T15:48:05-04:00February 1st, 2018|Benefits of Home Care|

Helping Seniors Stay Flu Free

As we kick off the New Year and resolve to make lifestyle changes to improve our health, one of the top resolutions on our list should be to steer clear of coming down with the flu – particularly for seniors, who are more susceptible to complications from the flu. At THE MEDICAL TEAM, our goal

2018-07-01T15:39:08-04:00January 15th, 2018|Benefits of Home Care|
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