Patricia’s Story—Battling Multiple Sclerosis

By Erin Knobler

“Even though it feels scary sometimes, remember that you are not alone. Keep going and never give up.”

—Patricia

Despite Patricia’s diagnosis of Multiple Sclerosis (MS), she has a positive attitude and fighting spirit. Here’s what she shared with CareZone:

What is the most challenging part of managing your condition?
Not knowing what happens next. Changes always come up quickly with MS.

What advice would you give to someone who was recently diagnosed with MS?
Get educated about MS and realize that each case is different. Also, make sure you have a good support system in place.

How do you de-stress?
I read, sing and pray. I also enjoy spending time with my family and friends.

What’s your superpower?
My faith.

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Finding Care for Alzheimer’s Patients

By Erin Knobler

Finding care for a loved one who is suffering from Alzheimer’s is no easy task. The care needs to be specific to the individual and should be tailored to their stage of the disease.

The first step is to understand your care choices. The choices range from something minimal like adult daycare, to something more serious like hospice care. Look into each type of care to determine which is right for…

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3 Easy At-home Exercises

By Erin Knobler

During your busy work week you may not feel like you have the time to hit the gym. Here are 3 simple exercises that you can do at home — no exercise equipment is needed!

Perform each exercise below for 2 sets of 10 repetitions each. Do this quick workout three times a week for great results and a fun challenge. For extra support and stability, use an exercise mat.

1. Jumping Jacks

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Maria’s Story – Managing Leukemia

By Erin Knobler

“The reminders in the app help me stay on track with my medication schedule since I take some meds at different times and some meds on certain days.”

—Maria

Despite her diagnosis of leukemia, Maria’s motto is to live one day at a time because each day is different. Here’s what she shared with CareZone:

What is the most challenging part of managing your condition?
I take a lot of medications and…

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