New research points to brain stimulators for increasing memory... a solution for dementia ?

Wise Wednesdays !

This is a fascinating read on the latest research being developed for memory optimization in all kinds of clinical situations. These "stimulators" are already being used for Parkinson's and MS patients and work remarkably well - perhaps this is the beginning of a bonafide treatment for dementia... here's hoping !

 

 

 

Gaitway of Charlotte provides private duty Physical and Occupational Therapy in the greater Charlotte area. Experts in home safety evaluation, the consultants at Gaitway provide expert evaluation and treatment to complex medical and neurologically impaired clients with a specialty in caring for those with dementia. Gaitway works for you and not your insurance company !

Wellness and retirement

Wise Wednesdays.

Many of us dream of an early retirement - as the parent of 3 school age children - it still seems a long way off for my husband and I. However .... for the rest of my readers, this article talks about retirement in an interesting way - not just about leaving work - but what else you do in your "spare time" might be the key to healthier golden years and getting more out of your life as you age ! Enjoy...

Gaitway of Charlotte offers in home private Physical and Occupational Therapy to adults in their own homes. We provide specialty services to those with complex medical and neurological conditions and specialize in folks with cognitive disorders such as Dementia.  Call us today to see if we can help you and your family. 704 641 1132.

 

We love our customers and they love us !

Thank you to Linda Moore for allowing us to treat her husband - the pleasure was all ours ! We appreciate your kind comments Linda and a 5 star review !!

The FIRST breath of fresh air I have had in two years. Allison has the "bedside" manner I have been looking for since my husband was diagnosed 3 years ago, She makes you feel like you are the only client she has. I NEVER felt rushed or pressured at any time and She gave me information I have not received since this whole dream started.. Please consider her services for your loved one and receive your fresh air.. THANK YOU ALLISON AND GATEWAY !! Thank you again !

Gaitway of Charlotte provides in home Physical and Occupational Therapy on a fee for service basis to clients in their home. We work for you and not your insurance company. We treat all manner of conditions but provide specialty services for those with cognitive disorders such as dementia. We bring extensive experience, expertise and a broad knowledge base that enables you to negotiate the healthcare system in the Greater Charlotte area.

Do you have a plan ?

Do you have a plan .... for the end of your life? This is tough stuff to talk about, but we should all have these documents drawn up while we have the ability to make these decisions. I am sharing this New York Times article that does a nice job of discussing the issues. Gaitway of Charlotte helps families with this process especially when someone has dementia. We provide Physical and Occupational Therapy in the greater Charlotte NC area and can travel further with prior arrangements. Call us today to see if we can help ! 704.641.1132
https://www.nytimes.com/…/…/dementia-advance-directive.html…

Great Resources - BBB Grapevine

https://www.bbbgrapevine.org/events-calendar/calendar?type=1

The Better Business Bureau has an active group that provides free education to seniors in Charlotte. We encourage you to take advantage of these free seminars.

Taking care of parents? Gaitway can help!