Of the 5 million Americans living with Alzheimer’s, approximately 500,000 people are dying every year due to complications related to their disease. According to the Alzheimer’s Association, it is currently ranked the 6th leading cause of death in the United States and numbers are continuing to grow.
For people with mental illness, Visiting Nurse Association of Ohio’s mental health home care team is a vital component to overall wellness.
Actor Seth Rogen is known for his comedic timing, but his moving, personal testimony during a Congressional hearing on Alzheimer’s disease proves that the condition is no joke.
Caring for an ailing loved one at home is a challenge under any circumstances. But those who care for individuals with mental illness often bear a particularly heavy burden.
A stroke occurs when the blood flow in a patient’s brain is disrupted because of a blood clot or broken blood vessel. Depending on the location of the clot or bleed in the brain, the effects can range from slight vision loss to total paralysis.