August 12, 2014

Dementia and End of Life Care

As our population ages and baby boomers reach 65, an increasing number of families will be affected by loved ones with dementia.  Dementia is the 6th leading cause of death in the United States. One in 8 Americans over the age of 65, or more than 5.3 million ...

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June 24, 2014

Integrating Therapies for a Healing Touch

At Lightbridge our Care Team is constantly looking for ways to improve and grow in the way we care for and manage patients and their families.  This means staying up to date on new and current trends and branching off into what can seem like unfamiliar territory.  When we were ...

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June 24, 2014

The Case for Palliative Care

Patient X is a 59-year-old woman with kidney disease. Thirty years ago, she’d likely be dead. But today, thanks to medical advances and high-tech treatment, she’s had nine lives. For most of those lives, she’s been in and out of the hospital, often being saved from the ...

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