Posted by Heather Bernhard

Everything You Need to Know About Parkinson’s Disease

a older woman with Parkinson's, sitting in a chair, hunched over

More than 50,000 new cases of Parkinson’s Disease are diagnosed in the United States each year. The disease – a disorder of the nervous system – is chronic and worsens over time.  Often, the first sign of a problem is a barely noticeable tremor in just one hand. And while this is the most well-known symptom, it… Read More…

Aging in Place: Growing Old in Your Own Home

an older woman in a wheelchair, sitting in her kitchen, looking out the window

According to a study from the AARP, 90% of people over age 65 want to grow old in their own homes. Most would still prefer aging in place, even when physical or mental limitations make it challenging to live independently.  The good news is that with the right help, many older adults can do just that. … Read More…