Entries by Olaniyi Oke

Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)

Heart Disease is a chronic condition that is one of the leading causes of death in the United States. Heart Disease describes the different types of heart conditions. Heart conditions that are often associated with Heart Disease are Arrhythmia, Atherosclerosis (hardening of the arteries), Cardiomyopathy, Congenital heart defects, Coronary artery disease (CAD), and Endocarditis (Heart […]

Seasonal Affective Dissorder

   Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) is a recurring major depressive disorder resulting in episodes of depression during the same time each year. This condition is often associated as “Winter Blues”. Individuals with SAD often experience depressive symptoms beginning in the fall or winter and diminishing in the spring. Fall to spring is the most common […]

Diabetes Awareness Month

   With November being designated as Diabetes Awareness month, it’s important to discuss different methods of managing Diabetes among our aging senior population. Diabetes is a chronic disease that affects how we turn our food into energy. Our bodies rely on glucose for energy with the help of the pancreas. The pancreas regulates the hormone […]

The Importance of End of Life Planning

   With an aging Baby Boomer population in the United States. The concept of End of Life Planning has quickly become a necessary and important factor toward providing families peace at mind at the time of death for their loved ones. There are many steps a family can take with their loved one to prepare […]