Are There Different Kinds of Aphasia?

June is National Aphasia Awareness Month. If you’re not sure what aphasia is, though, you’re not alone. Aphasia is a condition that affects a person’s language abilities. It may cause problems with speaking, understanding, reading, or writing. According to the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD), there are currently about one million people in the United States affected by aphasia. But, they aren’t all affected in the same way. Experts say there are multiple kinds of aphasia. Understanding aphasia ... Read more

What Options Do I have? Dad Needs Help Since he had a Heart Attack.

Coping Mechanisms for the Reluctant Elder Care Provider in Floral Park, NY “One Daughter Coping with Her Decision in Floral Park, NY” When the call came in, Sara was out running errands. She had three kids, all teenagers now, and it seemed that between soccer practices, school play rehearsals, and even the occasional detention, she was running around like crazy every day. When she got that call from the hospital telling her that her father had a heart attack, she knew that he ... Read more