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Alzheimer's and dementia
Although the terms are frequently related, dementia and Alzheimer’s are not the same. Dementia is an overarching term used to describe symptoms that impact a person’s memory, the performance of daily activities, and ability to communicate. Alzheimer’s disease is the most common type of dementia. As time goes on, Alzheimer’s […]

Alzheimer’s and Dementia Compared


If you are someone who wants to improve their writing skills, check out these four tips to improve your grammar skills!
Grammar: it was either your bread and butter or the bane of your existence in school. Regardless of how you felt, though, grammar was hard to learn! With ever-changing dialects and ideals of “proper” speech, it can be difficult to ensure that you are crafting quality, legible content. If you […]

Four Tips to Improve Your Grammar Skills


New research reveals that dinosaurs were struggling to survive long before the K-T extinction event (asteroid strike).  
For years, kids have been taught that the dinosaurs were likely wiped out by an asteroid strike that hit present-day Mexico around 66 million years ago. The image presented is one of a thriving dinosaur society entirely wiped out almost overnight, as the asteroid barreled through the atmosphere at the […]

Dinosaurs Were Struggling to Survive Before Asteroid Strike



hurricane
With hurricane season kicking off, we are already seeing storms hit certain parts of the nation. Whether or not you live in an affected area, understanding how to prepare for a hurricane is important. There is not much you can do to stop a natural event from occurring, but the […]

A Guide to Hurricane Preparedness


health information
The internet has been a saving grace with its quick access to information. This has been especially true with health information. The only problem with the internet is that everyone can be a contributor. Meaning that not all information is going to be reliable and accurate. So, how will you […]

Identifying Reliable Health Information


generic brand-name drugs
As with most other products and services in the health care field, Americans spend a lot of money on medications. In 2020 alone, the United States spent 358.7 billion dollars on prescription drugs. Although generic medications account for the majority of prescriptions filled, brand-name medications are responsible for the majority […]

What is the Difference Between Generic and Brand-Name Drugs?



assisted living
Accepting that your parents are getting older and may need assisted living can be hard. You may start to notice that they require more help doing normal activities. For example, they may no longer be able to move around their house on their own. However, not all signs are so […]

How to Know When Your Parents Require Assisted Living


Opioid Treatment Program
Help may be available for those struggling with opioid addiction through Medicare coverage. The ongoing American opioid crisis has raged for years, and many organizations are working to help end the trend. Medicare may help to cover the costs of opioid use disorder treatment. Individuals on Medicare may find covered […]

American Opioid Crisis and Help from Medicare


chronic fatigue syndrome
Chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS), also known as myalgic encephalomyelitis (ME), is a neurological illness that can occur at any age. It manifests through extreme fatigue, unrefreshing sleep, exercise intolerance, and “brain fog.” As with most illnesses, CFS is unique to each patient and causes everyone to experience different symptoms at […]

Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (Chronic Fatigue Syndrome)



weather
If you have ever been around an older person when the weather is acting up, they may claim that they can “feel it in their bones.” They believe that the changing weather is the reason for their aching joints. It is a common saying, but is there any truth to […]

Does the weather affect your joints?