Stroke is the third leading cause of death in the United States and a leading cause of serious, long-term disability in adults. The signs of a stroke are something everyone should be aware of. It could save your life or the life of a loved one!
With September being Healthy Aging Month, we wanted to focus on Parkinson’s Disease (PD) and look beyond the physical symptoms. PD is classified as a motor system disorder and generally afflicts people around the age of 60. The most common symptoms are:
Summer is a great time for kids get outside and be active. Regular play as well as training for fall school sports keeps kids busy and provides exercise. While fun is the main goal, safety should also be a concern. Many popular outdoor activities pose a potential risk for brain injury if helmets are not worn. Brain injuries are caused by bumps or blows to the head. These injuries are sometimes called concussions or traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) and can range from mild to severe.