Randy Travis to Receive Long Term Care After Heart Failure

Randy Travis to Receive Long Term Care After Heart Failure

Famous country singer Randy Travis has been through a rash of medical disasters this month, necessitating months of rehabilitation and long term care.

Hospitalization and Stroke

After suffering from viral cardiomyopathy and congestive heart failure earlier this month, Randy Travis was hospitalized at The Heart Hospital Baylor Plano in Plano, Texas. Just a couple days later, after being weaned off of life support, Travis suffered a stroke, requiring immediate brain surgery to relieve inter cranial pressure.

The congestive heart failure that Travis suffered was due to viral cardiomyopathy. Cardiomyopathy is a condition …

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US Memory Care Announces Locations Across Texas

US Memory Care Announces Locations Across Texas

Alzheimer’s and dementia are on the rise, and the number of cases in the United States is expected to triple by 2050. A massive influx of patients is about to hit the long term care facility industry, and there aren’t enough beds to take them all… Not yet, anyway.

Memory Care Gains Ground 

US Memory Care, founded in 2011, is currently in the process of opening a number of memory care facilities across Texas. The company’s first memory care center opened recently in Colleyville, a city outside …

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Early Signs of Alzheimer’s Go Unreported in Texas

Early Signs of Alzheimer’s Go Unreported in Texas

The Center for Disease Control recently published results of a survey they conducted across 21 states in the United States. The goal was to determine the span of memory loss and cognitive decline across the senior population, those aged 60 years old and up. The findings, especially for Texans, were bleak.

Increased Memory Loss

According to the survey, 13% of all Texas respondents reported memory issues. 40% of those with memory issues also reported that it interfered with their daily lives. Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia can …

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