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ROCK STEADY CLASSES ARE OPEN!

June 26, 2020

Fighting back isn’t canceled. Isolation can be devastating to people with Parkinson’s disease. This is one of the reasons Rock Steady Boxing is vital to so many people all over the world. Our classes are back OPEN and we are taking all precautions necessary to keep our boxers safe.  Our gyms are thoroughly cleaned after…

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How to Qualify for Disability with a Terminal Illness

June 20, 2020

Before going into hospice care, an individual must have a medical condition that’s expected to end life in a matter of 6 months. While that prognosis is standard for hospice qualifications, many folks live months, perhaps years past the 6-month prediction. In that time, disability benefits from the SSA (Social Security Administration) may offer financial…

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What To Do When A Hospice Patient Stops Drinking or Eating

June 6, 2020

Very few things are more difficult than watching a family member slip away due to a life-limiting illness. This experience is even more of a challenge when caregivers and family members observe that their hospice patient stops drinking and eating at the end of life.   Loved ones might worry: What can we do to…

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6 Early Signs of Dementia

May 22, 2020

There are 6 common early indications of dementia. For someone to obtain a diagnosis, they usually would experience two or more of the following symptoms, and the symptoms might be serious enough to interfere with their day-to-day life. The early indications of dementia include: Memory loss An individual who develops dementia might experience problems recalling…

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5 Ways to Protect Your Brain and Your Heart

May 5, 2020

Here are 5 things virtually anybody can do to keep their heart pumping and also keep their brain in shape: Get moving. You do not have to train for the Olympics or become a gym rat to keep a healthy heart. There are several studies that cite the benefits of walking, which includes one that…

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Is it Possible to Miss the Warning Signs of Dementia?

April 14, 2020

As you visit with family members, pay attention to potential clues that may indicate they require additional assistance in their daily lives or could even be living with a progressive condition like Alzheimer’s disease. Recently, television show host Dr. Oz reported that he’d missed the warning signs of his mom’s Alzheimer’s disease. Even though he…

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