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...
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...
How to Talk to Someone With Dementia

How to Talk to Someone With Dementia

For someone suffering from dementia, communication can become very challenging. Both for the individual suffering from the disease, and for those who are attempting to communicate with them. Here are some things to understand as well as tips for communication.  ...
Why You Need a Medical Crisis Planner

Why You Need a Medical Crisis Planner

When you’re healthy, happy, and in the prime of your life, medical crises or emergencies are the last things on your mind. However, some health concerns can and do arise when you least expect them, so preparation is key. It could be you or a loved one getting involved...