According to The National Academy of Aging Society, almost half of all elderly people have arthritis, and the elderly population is the fastest-growing segment in the U.S. Projections indicate that by 2020, almost 60 million people, or about 20 percent of the population, will have arthritis. There are over 100 rheumatic diseases under the umbrella…

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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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  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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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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Queen City Care specializes in Hospice, Palliative and Elder Care in Cincinnati, Oh. We often get asked “What’s the difference between Hospice and Palliative Care?” One of our reps, Kerry Caito, recently gave a presentation on the subject to The Greater Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky Cancer Support Community. While both Hospice and Palliative Care provide a philosophy…

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Falls can happen any time and place, but they are more common in one’s own home.  Complications caused by broken hips can range from minor to severe and even death. According to CDC.gov, one out of three elderly adults falls each year. Queen City Care is here to share some common risk factors that help prevent…

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