Aging-in-Place Options

AGING-IN-PLACE OPTIONS By Myra Katz, President, Aging-In-Place Home Solutions  In Residences, as in healthcare and other commercial environments: Bacteria grows on surfaces of all kinds.  But there are ways to combat the spread of bacteria even in one’s home.  Here’s an example that won’t break the bank. Consider problems like incontinence.  It’s not just an Read More …

Aging-In-Place Home Solutions

Myra Katz launches AGING-IN-PLACE HOME SOLUTIONS – developed in response to growing demand With the cost of healthcare insurance and nursing homes skyrocketing for those with Alzheimer’s Disease and other disabilities, how can you provide the best quality of life for your loved one?  Aging-In-Place Home Solutions is a division of Myra L. Katz & Associates, Read More …

Fitness – Can Exercise make you Smarter?

Harvard Medical School – February Newsletter We hear so much about the physical benefits of regular exercise. But what effects do exercise and staying fit have on our cognitive function? Research has looked at how well people perform mentally, both while exercising and immediately after an exercise session. Other research has examined the association between Read More …

Staying Ahead of Huntington’s Disease

Staying ahead of Huntington’s disease  Source: Washington University WUSTL researchers look to nature for clues to combat disease December 13, 2013 By Beth Miller Print Forward Facebook this Tweet this Share more PHOTO: MACDONALD ET AL., (2003) NEUROMOLECULAR MED. 4: 7-20 In the figure above, the open circles are data for individual patients with Huntington’s Read More …

Huntington Disease Information

source:  http://ghr.nlm.nih.gov/condition/huntington-disease What is Huntington disease? Huntington disease is a progressive brain disorder that causes uncontrolled movements, emotional problems, and loss of thinking ability (cognition). Adult-onset Huntington disease, the most common form of this disorder, usually appears in a person’s thirties or forties. Early signs and symptoms can include irritability, depression, small involuntary movements, poor Read More …

Know Stroke. Know the Signs. Act in Time.

Stroke is the third leading cause of death in the United States and a leading cause of serious, long-term disability in adults. About 600,000 new strokes are reported in the U.S. each year. The good news is that treatments are available that can greatly reduce the damage caused by a stroke. However, you need to Read More …

Flu Shot

From the CDC website: www.cdc.gov Flu Season Is Around the Corner  – Get Vaccinated to Protect You and Your Loved Ones from Flu Everyone 6 months and older should get an annual flu vaccine. It takes about two weeks after vaccination for your body to develop an immune response. Get vaccinated now so you will Read More …