A brain pacemaker is a medical device typically implanted into the brain and it is used to treat diseases such as Parkinson’s, epilepsy and severe depression.  The pacemaker works by sending electrical signals into tissue to create a deep brain stimulation. The brain pacemaker is a revolutionary device in the world of Parkinson’s disease. It can…

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According to a new report from the ­­­­American Alzheimer’s Association, there are nearly 5 million people living with Alzheimer’s disease. A number that is expected to triple by 2050. It’s also alarming to note that out of the 5 million people, 3.2 million are women. That is one out of every six women over the…

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Non-professional caregivers spend much of their time and energy on making sure the loved ones they care for are happy and comfortable. Queen City Elder Care has seen too many cases of caregiver burnout, which is especially common during the holidays. Know the signs of caregiver burnout and make sure your loved is not experiencing…

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It’s natural to want to take care of your loved ones at times when they need you most. However, there is such a thing as caregiver burnout. Being a caregiver can be a demanding and emotionally draining job. You spend so much time worrying about the health of your loved one it’s easy to let…

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  At Queen City Elder Care, we deal with patients with varying degrees and causes of memory loss. From Alzheimer’s to issues related to strokes, we’ve seen it all and often get asked if brain games actually help. Research shows that keeping the brain active may build its reserve of brain cells and connections. You…

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  Having a stroke is a traumatic event and the road to recovery can be long and arduous. Queen City Elder Care specializes in caregivers that are specifically trained to help their patients with the aftermath of a stroke. We are here to share with our readers, advice for loved ones of those who have…

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September is Healthy Aging Month and it’s a celebration of the many positive aspects of getting older! Queen City Care has researched ways to make sure you grow old gracefully. Remember, it’s never too late to improve the quality of your life.   Get Moving: Moderate exercise, such as brisk walking, for as little as…

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At first glance, signs that your aging parent needs additional in-home care can be subtle. Knowing what to look for is key to protecting the safety of your elderly parent. Queen City Care specializes in Elder Care services and we’ve seen many cases where people have missed the signs of their parents’ increasing need for…

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