Category Archives: Stroke

Health Benefits of Dark Chocolate for Seniors

If you are a chocolate lover, then reading this article could make you very happy. Although it may seem a little farfetched, dark chocolate can actually help improve your health. If eaten in moderation, dark chocolate can lead to wonderful … Continue reading

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Dysarthria (Slurred Speech) in the Elderly

Slurred speech, or dysarthria, is a common disorder that affects much of the elderly population. The condition occurs when the muscles of the mouth, face and throat become weakened and stop working properly. As people age, they begin to lose … Continue reading

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Acquired Brain Injury: Symptoms, Treatment, Prognosis and Prevention

In our last blog post we covered the topic of types of acquired brain injury. These types of injuries can occur from trauma or disease. The elderly are susceptible to acquired brain injuries due to their age, their weakened immune … Continue reading

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Types of Acquired Brain Injury

The brain is a complex and intricate organ that controls our every thought and movement. Through the connections our brains makes, we learn skills and information throughout our lives. Our brain allows us to learn information, move through space and … Continue reading

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Caring For an Elderly Loved One after Stroke

Caring for a loved one after a stroke can be very difficult for many family caregivers so it is important to know what to expect. Strokes can affect people in different ways and can even lead to different types of … Continue reading

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