WHAT TO LOOK FOR AND QUESTIONS TO ASK BEFORE HIRING A HOME CARE AGENCY

WHAT TO LOOK FOR AND QUESTIONS TO ASK BEFORE HIRING A HOME CARE AGENCY Kerry Goss – Owner - Senior Helpers of the Desert Kerry Goss Owner, Senior Helpers of the Desert While finding a caregiver on your own may initially appear to be less expensive, the cost difference becomes negligible when time, taxes, insurance and your security are … [Read more...]

USING YOUR NEUROMUSCULAR SYSTEM TO CHANGE BRAIN CHEMISTRY

USING YOUR NEUROMUSCULAR SYSTEM TO CHANGE BRAIN CHEMISTRY By LeAnn Brightwell, CM Guild Certified Feldenkrais Practitioner (CM)   Because all your movement patterns were put into the computer of your brain when you were a baby, the neuromuscular system is entirely unconscious. What this means is, when you have an intention such as … [Read more...]

PREVENT ASPIRATION PNEUMONIA WITH A HEALTHY SWALLOW

  Lucy Sanchez, M.S. CCC-SLP certified in LSVT LOUD Speech Language Pathologists can be a great resource in improving your receptive and expressive communication, aid in preventing memory loss, offer caregiver recommendations and help with sound pronunciation. The focus of this article is to discuss another valuable service: building … [Read more...]

BIG MOVEMENTS

Stacy Hennis PT, C/NDT, LSVT BIG certified Frequently people ask about the best exercises for people with Parkinson’s disease. There is not one simple thing that everyone could do and it would make a huge impact. Unfortunately, we’re all different, respond differently, have a different set of problems. However, the one thing that benefits … [Read more...]

DANCING WITH OUR STARS 2016 – OUR Dancers Won !!!!

DANCING WITH OUR STARS – THE WINNERS FOR 2016 Benefiting Parkinson’s Resource Organization Kytti St. Amand won first place in both categories at this event; she raised the most money for her charity PRO (gross nearly $16,000); and she was the “Audience’s Favorite.”  Our other Dancer, Elizabeth Wood, who came into the competition about a month … [Read more...]