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|6/10/2016 ||What is LaPOST? |
| || The Louisiana Physician Orders for Scope of Treatment (LaPOST) document is a quality initiative of the Louisiana Health Care Quality Forum, a private, not-for-profit organization dedicated to reshaping health care in Louisiana.|
Approved as Act 954 in the 2010 regular session of the State Legislature, LaPOST is an evidence-based model designed to improve end-of-life care for those with serious, advanced illnesses.
|3/8/2017 ||Scientists Identify First Sign Of Alzheimer's Disease |
By: Dana Dovey
Memory loss and cognitive decline are commonly thought to be
the earliest signs of the neurodegenerative disorder Alzheimer's, but a new
study has found declines in glucose levels in the brain come even sooner —
before the first symptoms appear. Even better? The same team also believes they
have figured out a way to stop these levels from falling in the first place, a
finding that could potentially prevent Alzheimer's.
|11/14/2016||Get Your Flu Vaccine: Why the Benefits Outweigh the Risks |
Pneumonia. Influenza. HIV.Zika.
As time has passed, humans have advanced in their ability to use
vaccines to protect themselves against other diseases, such as whooping cough,
diphtheria, tetanus and hepatitis B. In fact, the frequency that these diseases
have been encountered over the decades has declined so much that the general
public has essentially forgotten the impact these diseases have had. And the
public may be taking for granted the benefit these vaccines provide.
|11/9/2016 ||The Importance of Caring for Yourself While Caring for Someone With Alzheimer’s |
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A movie ticket stub, a piece of candy from Puerto Rico, a
program from an opera and a photo taken at a New York Yankees game. These
items, strewn across my desk, represent activities caregivers have participated in for themselves –
while taking care of someone they love who is suffering from Alzheimer’s
|6/1/2016 ||What Nursing Home 'Memory Care' Means |
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facilities help residents with dementia stay safe, active and engaged.
By Lisa Esposito June 1, 2016, at 9:53 a.m
"Memory care" has a gentle ring to it, a sense of precious
keepsakes highly valued and lovingly tended. In the realm of long-term care,
memory care refers to specialized settings offering stepped-up services for
people with Alzheimer's or other types of dementia.
Demand is rising for this type of care – usually found within assisted living
facilities and nursing
homes – despite the premium cost. If you're thinking about memory care for
a family member, here's what to consider.
|2/15/2017 ||Is it a HEART ATTACK or CARDIAC ARREST? |
Did you know that there is a big difference between heart
attack and cardiac arrest? The major difference is that HEART ATTACK is a blood
flow problem and CARDIAC ARREST is an electrical problem. Both conditions can
be deadly, but they are caused by (and treated with) different things.
|6/1/2016 ||10 Signs of Alzheimer's / Alzheimer’s Association |
Memory loss that disrupts daily life is not a typical part of aging. It may be a symptom of Alzheimer's, a fatal brain disease that causes a slow decline in memory, thinking and reasoning skills. Every individual may experience one or more of these signs in different degrees. If you notice any of them, please see a doctor. Learn how Alzheimer's affects the brain and take the Brain Tour.
|6/1/2016 ||Stroke Signs and Symptoms |
| || During a stroke, every minute counts! Fast treatment can reduce the brain damage that stroke can cause. By knowing the signs and symptoms of stroke, you can be prepared to take quick action and perhaps save a life—maybe even your own.