How to compare signs of Alzheimer’s and typical age-related memory loss

Memory loss that disrupts daily life is a warning sign for Alzheimer's Disease. According to the Alzheimer's Association, "One of the most common signs of Alzheimer's is memory loss, especially forgetting recently learned information. Others include forgetting important dates or events; asking for the same information over and over; increasingly needing to rely on memory aids (e.g., reminder notes or electronic devices) or family members for things they used to handle on their own." Some … [Read more...]

Medicare Open Enrollment Period vs. Health Insurance Marketplace Open Enrollment Period

There are two open enrollment periods approaching: 1. Medicare Open Enrollment period (October 15 – December 7, 2013) The Medicare Open Enrollment period is a time when all people with Medicare encouraged to review their current health and prescription drug coverage, including any changes in costs, coverage and benefits that will take effect in 2014. If you want to change your coverage for next year, now is the time to do it. For more information on Medicare Open Enrollment, visit Medicare.gov … [Read more...]

Visit us at the Festival in the Park Health Fair on May 18th

The 39th annual Festival in the Park kicks off on Thursday, May 16, 2013 at Ballou Park in Danville, Virginia. The Festival will include live music music, arts and crafts vendors, food concessions, children's activities - and last but not least, a health fair! The health fair will be held on Saturday, May 18, 2013 from 10am to 5pm on the lower level of the Ballou Park Senior Center. Stop by the All Care Home Health table to learn more about our home health services. For more information … [Read more...]