Category Archives: in home care

Brentwood Hospice News: Assisted Suicide or Murder?

In a recent article detailing a mother’s agony over letting go of her daughter, a reporter describes a 12-year-old girl’s daily suffering with pain.  Not being able to eat, drink, talk or walk on her own, Nancy Fitzmaurice was granted … Continue reading

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Brentwood Multiple Sclerosis Care

Young adults are typically associated with exuberant health and vitality.  However, each year about 400,000 unlucky young adults are diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis (MS), an autoimmune disease that affects the brain, spinal cord and optic nerves.  Nerve cells are covered … Continue reading

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Brentwood ALS Care

The medical term for Lou Gehrig’s Disease is Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS), a neurodegenerative disease that destroys nerve cells in the brain and spinal cord.  When muscles do not receive enough nourishment, they start to waste away and the affected … Continue reading

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Diabetic Care in Brentwood

What is Diabetes? If you have too much glucose in your blood, then you have a case of Diabetes. Glucose is the medical term for “blood sugar,” and it is essential for energy. However, if you have too much of … Continue reading

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Brentwood Brain Injury Care

Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) is a term used to classify any type of damage to the brain, skull or head caused by an external force. Common types of brain injuries include concussions, cerebral contusions, hemorrhages, and subdural hematomas. Concussions are … Continue reading

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Arthritis Care in Brentwood

Arthritis is an inflammatory disease of the joints, and Gout is a complex form of arthritis that affects the joint in your big toe. When someone has a “gout attack,” he usually gets it late at night, and the joint … Continue reading

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Brentwood Senior Dementia & Alzheimer’s Care

Alzheimer’s Disease is a form of dementia usually associated with age and genetics.  Although not proven by research, it is suggested that Alzheimer’s may occur more often in those who have had a history of head trauma or hypertension.  In … Continue reading

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