12 Surprising Facts You Didn’t know About Parkinson’s Disease

By: eCaringCategory :Blog    May 6, 2013

Parkinson’s (also known as idiopathic parkinsonism, hypokinetic rigid syndrome/HRS, or paralysis agitans) was first discovered in 1817 by British doctor James Parkinson, and brought into public attention in the modern times by celebrities with parkinsonism including Michael J. Fox and Muhammad Ali. Parkinson’s Disease is a brain disorder that results from the gradual degeneration of nerve cells […]

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Predictors of Hospitalization in Congestive Heart Failure Patients

By: eCaringCategory :Blog    May 1, 2013

Did you know heart failure is the leading cause of hospitalization in seniors over age 65? Heart failure affects nearly 6 million Americans annually. 80% of cases occur in older adults. Each year congestive heart failure (CHF) is associated with 1 million hospitalizations, of which the majority are “re-admissions” or re-hospitalizations. Because of the high […]

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In healthcare, it’s common to hear buzzwords thrown around. In the past we have given you a handy guide for navigating the tricky acronyms elder care professionals and caregivers frequently come across.   Given the complexity of innovation in the healthcare field, it’s sometimes tough to keep up the development of new care delivery models. […]

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Visit us at New York Tech Day, April 25th 2013!

By: eCaringCategory :Blog    April 22, 2013

eCaring is proud to be exhibiting at the 2nd Annual New York Tech Day, the largest expo of startup companies in the world, celebrating entrepreneurship and the New York tech community.  NY Tech Day is an annual startup expo that brings together the best startups, highest caliber investors, most sought after talent and greatest pool of […]

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8 Dietary Habits That Trigger Elderly Urinary Incontinence

By: eCaringCategory :Blog    April 17, 2013

Urinary incontinence (UI) affects men and women of all ages, but is particularly common among the elderly. According to the National Association for Continence, over half of homebound seniors are incontinent, and UI is one of the 10 leading diagnoses among homebound elders. Because UI is accompanied by the urge for frequent toileting, it increases […]

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