Monthly Archives: September 2014

What types of impairments may happen after a stroke?

Yesterday I blogged about strokes that stymie the brain can indeed affect the entire human body as well. One common known affect is that of partial or complete paralysis to one of the body (ordinarily a stroke only affects one … Continue reading

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Stroke treatment

Strokes do not only affect a person’s brain, but because the brain is the central processing unit of the human body, a stroke can affect the entire human body. Thankfully there are three known treatments for the various stages of … Continue reading

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Strokes

According to the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Strokes, NINDS, a stroke occurs when the blood supply to part of the brain in suddenly interrupted or when a blood vessel in the brain bursts, spilling blood into the spaces … Continue reading

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Strokes in older people (posted late on 09/28 from 09/27)

A family friend had a stroke a week or so ago. This is always sad because strokes, especially if not caught fast enough, cause a world of issues and tend to diminish life as we know it. In addition to … Continue reading

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When everything goes perfect

It is so sad when a client is not being treated right in their own home. Perhaps family, friends, or God forbid, their caregiver, is not treating them with the respect that they are owed and deserve. But the flipside … Continue reading

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Other forms of elder abuse (posted late on 09/26 from 09/25)

Besides physical abuse, there is emotional abuse of elders as well. Sometimes this is worse because there are no outward signs that would alert someone that the abuse is going on. Some of the ways that you can tell that … Continue reading

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Some things are so hard to believe!

Lately in the local papers there have been articles about an elderly caregiver that was being tried in a court of law for elderly abuse. Now whether the abuse is physical, mental, spiritual or financial, shame on those people! I … Continue reading

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