How Nutrition Plays a Key Role in Your Recovery After Surgery

Today, leading post-hospital rehabilitation centers such as Saunders House combine a variety of treatment options and strategies to ensure that patients experience a full and speedy recovery after their surgery and subsequent discharge from the hospital. These options include overall medical management; physical, occupational and recreational therapies; medication management and diagnostic technologies to assess patients’ progress.

Managing the Challenging Behaviors of Loved Ones with Memory Loss

According to the Alzheimer’s Association, progressive memory disorders affect the way people feel and act in addition to disrupting their memory and other cognitive skills. Many caregivers find the changes in a loved one’s behavior caused by Alzheimer's to be the most challenging and distressing effect of the disease. 

The chief cause of the behavioral symptoms is the progressive deterioration of brain cells. However, medications, environmental influences and some medical conditions also can cause these symptoms or make them worse.