How Diet Affects Dementia

How Diet Affects Dementia

Most people today know that the foods they eat regularly can reduce the risk of lethal events like heart attack and stroke. But did you know that it’s likely your diet affects dementia, too? The same foods that fight inflammation elsewhere in the body can also lower...
Do You Need a Patient Advocate?

Do You Need a Patient Advocate?

A patient advocate is a person or an organization that helps individuals navigate the healthcare system and understand their medical conditions and treatments. For example, a patient advocate can help patients understand the medications they need to take to treat an...
What Is Health Advocacy and Why Is It Important?

What Is Health Advocacy and Why Is It Important?

What is meant by health advocacy? The healthcare system can be challenging to navigate at the best of times. Most people regardless of age, education or background need help managing this burdensome system. Health advocacy encompasses many things including finding the...
Determining When It’s Best to Set Up End of Life Care 

Determining When It’s Best to Set Up End of Life Care 

As an End of Life Doula, I am always hopeful that people think about the last months and days of life, years before they die. However my experience is that the contrary is true. Typically people deal with end of life when they come face to face with the inevitable and...