How Alzheimer’s Disease Affects The Brain

Alzheimer’s disease is an illness affecting the brain that causes a decrease in a person’s ability to think, understand, communicate and remember.  It can change an individual’s emotion, mood and behaviour, causing them to react in ways you would not expect.  As the illness progresses, it can affect a person’s coordination and mobility, making it […]

What is Telehealth?  Improving Your Health From a Distance

What is Telehealth? Telehealth is a system used by healthcare professionals to provide patients with care from a remote location.  It incorporates two-way video conferencing and advanced information communication technologies to provide examinations, treatments, clinical, education and administrative services. Currently, telehealth services are offered to more than 360 urban, rural and remote health care sites […]

What Is Arthritis

What Is Arthritis?

Arthritis is the formal term used to describe joint pain or disease. “Arthr-itis” means “inflammation” (itis) of the “joint” (arthro). It is not a single isolated disease as many would believe. In fact there are over 100 different types of joint and joint-related –tissue conditions that fall under the umbrella of arthritis.