Monthly Archives: April 2013

National Stroke Awareness Month

  May marks the start of National Stroke Awareness Month. It is widely perceived that having a stroke is unpreventable, but that is not the case.  Queen City Elder Care would like to discuss how to look out for the … Continue reading

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National Volunteer Week: Benefits of Volunteering

Sunday, April 21st marks the start of National Volunteer Week 2013. According to Pointsoflight.org, National Volunteer Week focuses national attention on the impact and power of volunteerism and service as an integral aspect of our civic leadership. The site mentions … Continue reading

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Obstacles to Family Care-Giving and How to Overcome Them

There may come a time when your significant other or parents will depend on you to take care of them for any number of reasons. Whether they suffer from Alzheimer’s, had a stroke or been diagnosed with cancer; the fact … Continue reading

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National Healthcare Decisions Day

Have you ever wondered how you or your loved ones would handle end of life decisions? The topic may not be top of mind for most, but it’s important for all Americans to ensure that their future healthcare choices are … Continue reading

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Do You Recognize Early Warning Signs of Alzheimer’s?

These days, some of the statistics you read about Alzheimer’s dieses are staggering. Did you know that according to SarahCare at DTC, someone develops Alzheimer’s every 68 seconds? And, 1 out of 3 seniors in the U.S. will be diagnosed … Continue reading

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