Can you spot the warning signs of a stroke? Learn them and you could save a life -- maybe even your own! Why is stroke prevention and recognition important? Because it's the 5th-leading cause of death in the U.S., [...]
The language area of the brain is impacted early in the Alzheimer’s disease process, but music touches a different part of the brain. Some individuals will respond to music when nothing else seems to reach them.
Coping with Caregiving is a free event to help those caring for someone with Alzheimer's disease or dementia. Don't face these challenges alone—Oxford HealthCare is here to help.
Alzheimer’s disease is an irreversible, progressive brain disease causing a slow decline in memory, language, reasoning, judgment, and daily functioning. It typically develops gradually and worsens over the course of several years.
By Carol Combs, Oxford’s Memory Care Program Coordinator. Dementia is a broad term that describes the progressive deterioration of a person’s memory. It affects the brain’s ability to think, reason and remember—and ultimately interferes with the person’s ability to function [...]