MESSAGE FROM THE PRESIDENT MAY 2018

MAY the road rise to meet you, MAY the wind be always at your back, MAY the sun shine warm upon your face. MAY is Better Hearing & Speech Month (BHSM) providing an opportunity to raise awareness about communication disorders. To wit, we present to you IMPROVING VOCAL LOUDNESS. With all of the awareness we did during April Parkinson’s … [Read more...]

IMPROVING VOCAL LOUDNESS: WHAT IS LSVT LOUD?

LSVT LOUD® is an effective speech treatment for individuals with Parkinson disease (PD) and other neurological conditions.  LSVT LOUD, named for Mrs. Lee Silverman (Lee Silverman Voice Treatment – LSVT) was developed in 1987 and has been scientifically studied for nearly 20 years with funding support from the National Institute for Deafness and … [Read more...]

INSPIRATIONAL: A BOUQUET FOR MOTHER

A BOUQUET FOR MOTHER A man stopped at a flower shop to order some flowers to be wired to his mother who lived two hundred miles away. As he got out of his car he noticed a young girl sitting on the curb sobbing. He asked her what was wrong, and she replied, “I wanted to buy a red rose for my mother. But I only have seventy-five cents and a … [Read more...]

INTRODUCTION TO CONSERVATORSHIPS

An article by attorney William R. Remery So, you want to get a Reverse Mortgage to help with caregiving costs and your spouse, who is also on title to the property, has dementia. OR, you want to sell the house to downsize and reduce out-of-pocket expenses. Same problem: your spouse is on title but is not competent to sign the sale documents. OR, … [Read more...]

12 REASONS WHY SITTING TOO MUCH IS BAD FOR YOUR HEALTH

Dementia Is More Likely If you sit too much, your brain could look just like that of someone with dementia. Sitting also raises your risk of heart disease, diabetes, stroke, high blood pressure, and high cholesterol, which all play a role in the condition. Leading a physically active lifestyle can have a significant impact on the wellbeing of … [Read more...]