Alzheimer’s: Progressive Stages and Homecare

Alzheimer’s is a progressive disease that impairs the memory and other crucial mental functions. In the U.S., 5.5 million people are estimated to have the disease; 5.3 million of those are 65 and older, according to statistics from Alzheimer’s News Today. Common symptoms include memory loss and confusion. While no cure for this debilitative disease exists, some medications and management strategies may offer improvement in … Continue reading Alzheimer’s: Progressive Stages and Homecare

Not All Heroes Wear Capes

On March 11, the World Health Organization announced that the novel coronavirus, or COVID-19, was officially characterized as a pandemic. The United States, as well as many countries around the world, continued to see a rise in the rate of infections, resulting in President Donald Trump issuing a national emergency. Formally declaring an emergency opens doors to help curb the current crisis. Specifically, Trump declared … Continue reading Not All Heroes Wear Capes

Coping With an Empty Nest

Every parent wants nothing more than see their child grow up and become independent. However, when your last child has finally left the house, there can be a host of mixed emotions. Some parents are relieved to finally have the house to themselves and have one less mouth to feed. Others feel an intense sadness at the departure of their child. This sadness is known … Continue reading Coping With an Empty Nest

Proud to Be a QUITTER

Jody Benson of Tifton, Georgia, remembers it like it was yesterday: the day she took her first drag of a cigarette. “I began smoking when I was 16 years old,” Benson said. Like many smokers, Benson said she started out smoking because of the crowd she hung around. “I had some really good friends growing up, but they were all smokers, every one of them,” … Continue reading Proud to Be a QUITTER

Drew Berry’s New Clothes

In the spring of 2018, Archbold launched a new bariatric and weight management program, offering a comprehensive range of individualized nonsurgical and surgical weight loss options for effective long-term weight loss results. The program remains the only one of its kind in the region to have two fellowship-trained bariatric surgeons: Katie Hanisee, MD, and Joey Jarrard, MD. Since the implementation of the program, many patients … Continue reading Drew Berry’s New Clothes