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Stroke: Know These 4 Lifesaving Tips Because Every Second Counts

Stroke: Know These 4 Lifesaving Tips Because Every Second Counts

Only a 3- to 4 ½-hour window to treat stroke effectively Strokes are a serious medical emergency and must be treated immediately. Thanks to extensive stroke awareness programs over the past decade, strokes have dropped from the 3rd to the 5th leading cause of death in...

Dementia: Visiting someone with dementia

Dementia: Visiting someone with dementia

Visiting someone with dementia The importance of visiting Before the visit During the visit Other tips for visits More information and resources The importance of visiting We all enjoy visits from family and friends; people with dementia are no different. Visits can...

5 Essential Tips for Long-Distance Caregivers

5 Essential Tips for Long-Distance Caregivers

What would you do if your aging parents needed care, but you lived hundreds of kilometres away? It may seem like an impossible task, but for many caregivers, it’s a reality that they need to deal with on a day-to-day basis. It’s estimated that 15% of caregivers live...

Parkinson’s-Fatigue & Sleep

Parkinson’s-Fatigue & Sleep

Fatigue and trouble sleeping can come from Parkinson's, its symptoms or the medications used to treat them. There are many approaches to managing fatigue and sleep changes, and researchers are working toward better treatments. Fatigue One of Parkinson's more subtle...