Monthly Archives: December 2010

Alzheimer’s Statistics

Sandra Haymon, Ph.D.
There are only four kinds of people in the world.

Those who have been caregivers
Those who are caregivers
Those who will be caregivers
Those who will need caregivers
According to the National Alzheimer’s Association, there are nearly ten million (9.9) unpaid caregivers in the United States.

Every 70 seconds someone in American is diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease.

5.3 million Americans presently have Alzheimer’s, and there is an estimated annual cost of $148 billion.

Alzheimer’s disease is the 6th. leading cause of death in America.

Alzheimer’s Statistics.

Elder Mediation: New Role in Healthcare

By Patti Bertschier, PCC, and Patricia Ruflin, RN, COO, Parma Community General Hospital

Patti Bertschler is a clinical counselor, mediator, author, trainer and co-owner of Northcoast Conflict Solution in Seven Hills, Ohio. She is co-author of TRUCE! Using Elder Mediation to Resolve Conflict among Families, Seniors and Organizations (©2004) and Elder Mediation:  A New Solution to Age-Old Problems (© 2009).  Her booklet 88 Tips for Shy Introverts: Becoming Personally and Professionally Assertive was published in 2010.  Patti can be reached via website, or by calling (216) 236-6200.


Types of Dementia | 10 Types of Dementia that aren’t Alzheimer’s

Types of Dementia | 10 Types of Dementia that aren’t Alzheimers.

Last updated: November 18, 2010
Senior Couple

The term dementia is used broadly to describe a condition which is characterized by cognitive decline, but there are many different types of dementia. Although it is usually progressive, properly diagnosing dementia can reverse the effects and be treated and even cured completely by addressing the underlying cause. However, dementia caused by incurable conditions such as Alzheimer’s disease, are irreversible.

Guardianships & Conservatorships

Guardianships & Conservatorships & Why they should always be your option of last resort!

 Guardianships & Conservatorships 

Home Health Care

If you want to live in your own home for the rest of your life, Plan For It!

via Home Health Care.

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