Tuesday, September 27, 2011

Webinar: Best Practices: Incontinence Care

Today's Caregiver is sponsoring a Webinar about managing incontinence from the Caregiver's perspective.

The FREE Webinar will be on Wednesday October 5th, 2011 at 2:30 pm EST

Using easy access from your computer this seminar (Webinar) will focus on the following:
  • Techniques for managing incontinence at home
  • Navigating the options to find what works for your family
  • How to reduce the frequency of incontinence episodes
  • How you can get a better nights sleep
  • Tips for dealing with incontinence and dementia
  • How to choose incontinence products
  • Recognizing the signs that your loved one is hiding incontinence
To register, click on the Register link below.  Instructions on how to view the Webinar will be given when you register. 

Thursday, September 22, 2011

NEW! Isotoner Therapeutic Compression Gloves

Isotoner Therapeutic Gloves control hand pain and swelling by providing gentle, even compression. Their unique design provides natural pain therapy and comfortable hand support for sore hands, sore fingers and sore arthritic joints, repetitive motion.

NEW! All In One Folding Cart

Multipurpose, two wheeled, folding, lightweight cart can be used as a dolly for your picnic cooler, carry your aluminum lawn chairs.  The cart flips over to become a table with cup holders.
Click here to view all of ElderStore's Folding Carts

Tuesday, September 13, 2011

Early Identification of Alzheimer's Disease

The results of two new studies have been published showing early redictors of Alzheimer's Disease.  Early diagnosis of Alzheimer's may help prevent damage to the brain and aiding retention of one's memtal abilities and memories.

Short-Term Memory Loss May Be Best Predictor of Alzheimer's

Symptoms of 'mild cognitive impairment' outperformed other screening tests,

This study reported by HealthDay News on September 5 -- Mild cognitive impairment -- marked by a loss in short-term memory in particular -- may be a stronger predictor of Alzheimer's disease than other screening tests commonly used to diagnose Alzheimer's. 

Inherited Alzheimer's Detectable 20 Years Before Symptom Onset

HealthDay News on July 20 -- Inherited forms of Alzheimer's disease may be detectable up to two decades before problems with memory and thinking develop, according to new research.

"We want to prevent damage and loss of brain cells by intervening early in the disease process -- even before outward symptoms are evident, because by then it may be too late," Dr. Randall Bateman, Alzheimer's researcher and physician at the Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis and an associate director of the Dominantly Inherited Alzheimer's Network (DIAN), an international study of inherited forms of Alzheimer's, said in a university news release.

Monday, September 12, 2011

Thursday, September 8, 2011

Life's tragedy is that we get old too soon and wise too late. ~ Benjamin Franklin