Suzanne Newman

Palliative Care

Palliative care is an approach that encompasses the holistic treatment of pain; physically, psychologically and spiritually to improve the quality of life. Its main goal is to keep the patient pain free and comfortable. This approach may positively influence the course of illness for patients and their families facing life-threatening illness. Early identification and a …

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Occupational Therapy

Occupational Therapy is used to help patients, from toddlers to the elderly, to perform daily living and working tasks so they can live independent, and rewarding lives. Often times therapy is used to assist those desiring to: continue to Age in Place maintain strength when dealing with Alzheimer’s, Arthritis or other crippling diseases assist themselves …

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Mental Health

Today, mental illness is soaring among older adults. Cognitive impairment includes dementia and Alzheimer’s Disease. Currently close to 5 million adults over the age of 65 have Alzheimer’s Disease. Most often however, many seniors suffer from depression. Currently in the senior population close to 80% who suffer go undiagnosed. As a senior begins to lose …

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Doctors & Hospitals

Make sure you know the hospital in advance that will serve your parent in the case of emergency. Hospitals serve up many types of specializations. Look for the following: a location within a 10 minute drive from your parent’s home or care facility a specialty in Geriatrics along with specialty care in: Cardiology, Pulmonary, Vascular …

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Diet and Nutrition

Diet and nutrition experts address a wide range of health issues, from weight loss to blood pressure control by helping seniors improve their diets and eating habits. These experts can help manage health problems and to recover from surgery or illness including: diabetes high blood pressure obesity food allergies cancer heart disease Services Some dieticians …

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