Have you ever forgotten your coffee cup was on the top of your car and driven off? Spaced out on a friend’s birthday? Lost your train of thought mid-conversation? For many of us, these are simply consequences of the hectic lives we lead. For others, they may be signs of something more serious, like Alzheimer’s. Most everyone knows someone affected by Alzheimer’s disease, the … [Read more...] about September 21: Alzheimer’s Action Day!
Most of us have strong feelings about the type of health care we want and who should make our medical decisions if we are incapacitated. To highlight the importance of making decisions about your health care while you have the ability to do so, April 16, 2013, has been designated National Healthcare Decisions Day. With an advance medical directive, you provide written … [Read more...] about National Healthcare Decisions Day: Time to decide about your healthcare