Five Ways to Improve Blood Pressure

1. Healthy Diet Much of your blood pressure numbers are driven by what you eat. Eat less sodium, processed sugar, and red meat, and more vegetables, whole grains, and lean poultry. This can go a Read more…


Alzheimer’s Association Safe Return Program

What is it? MedicAlert® has teamed up with the Alzheimer’s Association to create a Safe Return program. It is a 24-hour nationwide emergency response service for individuals who suffer from Alzheimer’s or a dementia related Read more…

Anosognosia and Alzheimer’s

What is Anosognosia and why does it occur? The word Anosognosia literally means “to not know a disease” and involves so much more than just being in denial.  Anosognosia is hard to define, but researchers Read more…

The Difference Between Dementia and Alzheimer’s

Many people often use the terms ‘Alzheimer’s disease’ and ‘Dementia’ interchangeably because they believe that they mean the same thing. However, this is not true and understanding their differences can help those who are living Read more…

Managing Asthma During Allergy Season

Asthma and allergies are bad enough on their own, but did you know that the things that trigger your allergic reactions and those that trigger asthma symptoms are often the same? Allergic reactions to pollen, Read more…

Helping Your Parents Declutter

Being tasked with dealing with your parents’ belongings is a huge job and responsibility. Before beginning the process of getting rid of their things, it is important to understand why they may have kept items Read more…

The Powerful Effects of Music on Memory

Music has long been known to affect those with Dementia, Alzheimer’s, and other memory loss conditions, but it has not been known until recently what exactly those effects are. According to Alzheimers.net, a recent study Read more…