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Senior Care Education

By Cindy Wilson, As the Community Education Manager for Heritage Senior Care for over 13 years, I have established relationships in the community which enable me to coordinate FREE 1/2 day educational seminars for older adults addressing topics such as: fall prevention, driving forum, brain health, health fairs, dementia, end of life, disaster preparedness and much[…]

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Carlsbad Causes for Community (C3)

Local businesses and Carlsbad residents who collaborate to raise money for various community causes by organizing and implementing events and projects that serve the community. http://carlsbadcauses.org/

Better Senior Foods

Super Food Super Guide for Super Seniors! by Felicity Dryer  (Excerpt) http://thedementiaqueen.com/2014/09/the-super-food-super-guide/ Creating and sticking to a diet is a lot like creating and sticking to a budget: the ultimate goal is for a healthier lifestyle, and one that’s far more beneficial. But the desire for instant gratification always rears its ugly head, causing us[…]

Advances in neurostimulation for Parkisons

New England Journal of Medicine  (Excerpt) http://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMoa1205158#t=article Parkinson’s disease is a progressive neurodegenerative disease that affects dopaminergic neurotransmission, resulting in bradykinesia, rigidity, and rest tremor. After an initial honeymoon period, during which there is a sustained response to dopaminergic treatment, beneficial effects are hampered by levodopa-induced motor complications,1 progressively compromising quality of life.2-4 … more[…]

Lifestyle habits associated with lower Alzheimer’s

Are certain lifestyle habits associated with lower Alzheimer’s disease risk? Arthor: Arab L1, Sabbagh MN. Except…  http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20182018 As the number of patients with Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is expected to grow, finding ways to prevent and lower the risk of AD becomes a crucial matter. Risk factors for developing AD have been identified including health conditions,[…]