Posts Tagged ‘ Alzheimer’s ’

Seniors: Educate Yourself for Healthcare Management

Jun 20th, 2010 | By Sharon Shaw Elrod MSW EdD | Category: Lifestyle, Health & Fitness

Alzheimer’s disease never gets too far from center stage in our culture.  The morning news and evening papers always carry an article or two about this disease that robs the elderly of their minds, and eventually their lives.  A recent article details the experience of aging parents, one who had Alzheimer’s and the other who [...]



FOR SENIORS: TEN SIGNS OF ALZHEIMER’S

May 18th, 2010 | By Sharon Shaw Elrod MSW EdD | Category: Lifestyle, Health & Fitness

Senior citizens everywhere search for the latest research, information and advice about the dreaded disease, Alzheimer’s.  It is fatal, eventually, and so far there is no cure.  It sometimes hits as early as the 50s; that kind is known as ‘Early Onset Alzheimer’s’.  For most who succumb to the illness, onset occurs in the 70s. [...]



Memory Workouts for Senior Citizen Health

Apr 25th, 2010 | By Sharon Shaw Elrod MSW EdD | Category: Lifestyle, Health & Fitness

Memory Workouts are a relatively new phenomenon for senior citizens.  Well, perhaps we should qualify that.  The new Memory Workout industry has recently appeared on the Internet.  Some seniors just naturally exercise their memory, in the normal course of daily living.  Some elderly challenge their brains because that is their lifestyle. So why market Memory [...]