Healthcare

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In this "Ask the Experts," Healthcare section, you will find a series of Q&A videos provided by doctors, nurses, professionals and other experts. Do you or a loved one need to know about:

Hearing loss

Dementia

Eye health

Medicare & supplemental insurances

And more

 

Maybe you would like helpful tips on how to eat smarter and strengthen your balance. Great. Simply scroll through the different categories below and view the Video that will provide you with answers to your questions.  If you don't see a Q&A for what you're looking for, no problem.  Email your question to compassandclockmc@gmail.com and we'll get that Q&A "Ask the Expert," video created & uploaded to the website.

ACUPUNCTURE

Acupuncture is a form of alternative medicine and a key component of traditional Chinese medicine in which thin needles are inserted into the body. Acupuncture supports the body/mind systems in their own natural healing processes. A key component of traditional Chinese medicine, acupuncture is most commonly used to treat pain. Increasingly, it is being used for overall wellness, including stress management.

What is Chinese Medicine?

https://youtu.be/xHTElbrB9yg

How Does Acupuncture Work?

https://youtu.be/om4CjsxO45M

Does Acupuncture Hurt?

https://youtu.be/kJSHrbK0RoM

Are Chinese Herbs Safe?

https://youtu.be/RkLrPZ5ALAA

How does Chinese Medicine Treat Allergies?

https://youtu.be/j1jYJu3fBQg

ALZHEIMER'S & DEMENTIA

Alzheimer's is a disease that attacks the brain. It is the most common form of dementia. Alzheimer's is not a normal part of aging.  Dementia is defined as a chronic or persistent disorder of the mental processes caused by brain disease or injury and marked by memory disorders, personality changes, and impaired reasoning. 

What's the Difference Between Alzheimer's & Dementia

https://youtu.be/cRzDxUM5uec

 

10 Warning Signs of Dementia

https://youtu.be/IF8QmkdrID4

 

Local Alzheimer's Resources

https://youtu.be/iuiQDXl8n60

Did you know Kitsap County has a Dementia Specialist?

https://youtu.be/scFJ4905XBs

CAREGIVER SUPPORT

Caregiver Support Centers can be found in your local area, usually through the Area on Aging Agencies. They provide free resources to assist those providing care to adult family members, friends, or disabled adults. 

Kitsap County Caregiver Support Center & How it Works

https://vimeo.com/427587724