By MARY ANN REUTER — Silent but deadly, hypertension can cause serious health complications like heart disease and kidney failure. Screening, early treatment, and lifestyle changes can mean the difference between life and death.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends as many as 11 adult immunizations, depending on age and health condition.
“Although grief never ever ends, over time you begin to find hope again, acceptance, and peace in the loss of your loved one.”
By MARY ANN REUTER The only way to know if you have high blood pressure, also called hypertension, is to have your blood pressure tested.… Read More »Have a Heart: Check Your Blood Pressure
Alzheimer’s manifests itself differently in every person. The disease gives us important opportunities to rise to be our best selves.
It isn’t surprising that the time when family members are most likely to recognize the first signs of developing Alzheimer’s disease or dementia in a loved one comes during the holiday season. Family members and friends who have not seen one another for months, or even a year, gather, and the signs of memory loss or behavioral change become obvious.
Small, lightweight portable oxygen concentrators the size of a hardcover novel are increasingly replacing large, bulky oxygen tanks. For the over 2.5 million people who… Read More »Seniors Regain Mobility, Quality of Life with Portable Oxygen Concentrators
Like many things in life, the manner in which we sleep alters considerably as we age. The deep, enjoyable sleep that leads you to be totally unaware of the outside world and its sounds, is known as “slow wave sleep.”
Alzheimer's Association supports families throughout their journey.
The impact of Alzheimer's is profoundly felt throughout the state. Currently in Montana, 20,000 people are living with Alzheimer’s with an estimated 5.7 million across the country. The Alzheimer’s Association® urges individuals throughout Montana to get involved and raise awareness about Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias.